Dementia Beyond Drugs
Changing the Culture of Care
Based on the award-winning book by G. Allen Power, M.D., this in-depth 2-day learning experience uses the framework of culture change to create a new approach to caring for people who live with dementia. Learn why the current paradigm for dementia care can never produce satisfactory results and explore an experiential model that facilitates growth, meaningful engagement, and improved well-being via the application of person-directed practices.
Participants will learn how to:
- Identify the limitations of our current approach to care for those living with dementia;
- Envision an “Experiential Model” for viewing dementia and recognize the importance of enhancing well-being for all; and
- Apply the model to everyday situations of need by using creative solutions to empower individuals to live full and positive lives.
While Reframing Dementia focuses on the fundamentals of building meaningful relationships with people living with dementia, this training takes learning to the next level, through the lens of Dr. Powers’ Experiential Model.
This training is derived from Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care, by G. Allen Power, M.D., Copyright © 2010 by Health Professions Press, Inc. (www.healthpropress.com). Adapted with permission of the publisher.