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Dementia Beyond Drugs Training

DATE: August 16-17, 2017  
LOCATION:

A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab
350 Boulevard SE
Atlanta , Georgia 30312
United States

DESCRIPTION:

Based ?on ?the ?award-winning ?book ?by ?G. ?Allen ?Power, ?M.D., ?this ?in-depth ?2-day ?learning ?experience ?from ?The ?Eden ?Alternative® ?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.

Who should attend?

All organizations and individuals who...

- Provide care and support for people who live with dementia;
- Wish to deepen awareness of and responsiveness to the needs of individuals living with dementia through person-directed practices; and
- Want to implement practice-based solutions that create individualized approaches that improve well-being for people living with dementia and their care partners.

Hosts:
Culture Change Network of Georgia
LeadingAge Georgia/Georgia Institute on Aging
Center for Positive Aging

NAB/NCERS ?approved ?for ?13.25 ?hours ?

Standard ?Rate: ? ?$495

Early ?Bird ?Rate: ? ? ?$450 ?(register ?at ?least ?10 ?business ?days ?prior ?to ?training)

Group ?Rate: ? ? ?$425 ?(4 ?or ?more ?people ?from ?same ?organization)

Registry ?Member: ? ?$400 ?(must ?be ?on ?Eden ?Registry)

*A ?$25 ?late ?fee ?will ?apply ?to ?all ?registrations ?made ?within ?10 ?business ?days ?of ?training.

Contact the Eden Alternative Education Coordinator, Meredith Martin for more information: mmartin@edenalt.org or 585-461-3951 ext. 3051.

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