The Alzheimer's Association St. Louis Chapter is pleased to partner with Primaris to educate health care providers about early identification of Alzheimer’s. The three-part webinar series is presented by international leaders in geriatrics and dementia and covers new screening tools, physician reimbursement and information about the Medicare Wellness Visit.
This affordable, web-based program has six one-hour training modules that are geared primarily to direct care workers, particularly nursing assistants. Each module uses text and streaming video to illustrate how to best care for people with dementia living in residential care settings. Topics include Clara Jones and her care team, introduction to dementia, understanding behavior as communication, the CARES approach, making a connection with the resident, eating well, recognizing pain, minimizing falls, rethinking wandering and restraints