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Dementia Live Experience

October 9, 2017

Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot
118 East 2nd St
Erie, PA 16507

This training is 30 minutes in length. 30-minute time slots are available from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Cost: $10

(There are NO CEUs awarded for this training. Certificates of Attendance will be available.)

Target Audience: This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia.

Description: In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it's like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. To elevate person-centered care practices, the target audience must first gain an understanding of what dementia is, and how the individual with dementia feels when challenged with cognitive and sensory changes. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.

Waiver/Release Form: Please note that participants will be required to sign a waiver/release agreement to participate in this training. If you would like to view a copy of the waiver/release statement prior to the training, please email anne@olderpa.org.

For more information and to register.