Dementia Care: Inservice Training Modules For Long-term Care by Jackie NassoDementia Care: Inservice Training Modules For Long-term Care by Jackie Nasso

Dementia Care: Inservice Training Modules For Long-term Care

byJackie Nasso, Lisa Celia

Paperback | September 4, 2006

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Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care is a complete collection of research material for specialized dementia care training in the long-term care setting. Each of the eight modules is created to decrease preparation time for the presenter by including everything necessary for an effective presentation. The curriculum covers all aspects of specialized dementia care, including anatomy and physiology, basic principles of care, daily care, eating challenges, recreation and activities, common medical problems, and more. The easy to understand format and all-inclusive packet can be incorporated into any non-nursing forum such as support groups or informal caregivers and can be adapted for large or small audiences. Each module is concluded with summaries, scenarios and group activities to further the learning process. Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care will help prepare any member of the healthcare team for the daily ups and downs of dementia caregiving.
Jackie Nasso, RN, BSN, MPA, has worked in Training and Quality Management for both short and long term facilities. Co-author of Home Care Aide, Inservice Training Modules, 2004, Delmar Publishing (ISBN 0-7668-3902-8). Jackie sits on the Home Health Aide Committee of the Home Care Association of NJ and works as a Training and Quality M...
Title:Dementia Care: Inservice Training Modules For Long-term CareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 4, 2006Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1401898580

ISBN - 13:9781401898588


Table of Contents

Module 1 Understanding dementiaModule 2 Basic principles of careModule 3 Daily careModule 4 Eating challenges with dementia Module 5 Recreation and activitiesModule 6 Coping with dementia Module 7 Common medical problems with the dementia clientModule 8 Caring for the caregiver

Editorial Reviews

It helps to see on a screen what the instructor is talking aboutaitas a reinforcement of material and helps visual learnersa]I would use thisa]for all new CNAs coming into the facility who would be working with our dementia residents, especially in our Alzheimeras unit.

Marie Moran, RN, BA, NAGNA: Staff Development, Loveland Good Samaritan Village, Loveland, CO