Classroom Course » Boosting Functions in Older Adults - Forsyth

Dates & Times:
October 14, Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

This one day intensive will offer you research-anchored functional screening and multi-sensory activities and interventions most effective for stimulating, maintaining, and enhancing functions of all older adults regardless of their disability and/or environment.
  • Identify components for effective and efficient functional screening and assessment of older adults.
  • Establish a variety of ways through which sensory systems affects health, well-being, and participation in meaningful activities.
  • Discuss the basic principles to apply when facilitating increased engagement for older adults regardless of disabilities.
  • Recognize a variety of multi-sensory activities that can be modified and utilized to enhance older adult person’s functions.
  • Explain the resources for obtaining information, materials, and/or supplies to implement multi-sensory assessment and programming to maximize functions.
  • Describe process for organizing and utilizing resources in establishing and implementing multi-sensory assessment and programming.
Intended Audience:

Activities Professionals

Assisted Living Directors

Care Managers



Dental Hygienists


Home Care Professionals

Home Health Professionals

Hospice Professionals

Massage Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RN/LPN)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs


Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Hickory Point Mall
Space #1235
North End of Mall
Forsyth, Illinois 62535
(217) 875-0080, ext. 221 (Mall Info Only)
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 Ruth Bixby, MS, OTR/L 
 William Gingold, PhD, MHA, CSA, CHE, LP 
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