Classroom Course » Boosting Functions in Older Adults - Mattoon

Dates & Times:
August 21, Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

Description:
This one day intensive will offer you research-anchored functional assessment and multi-sensory interventions most effective for stimulating, maintaining, and enhancing functions of all older adults regardless of their disabilities and/or environments.
Objective:
  • 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

Clergy

Counselors

Dental Hygienists

Dietitians/Nutritionists

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

Psychologists

Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Venue:
Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
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Certificates:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation details
Presenters:
 Ruth Bixby, MS, OTR/L 
 William Gingold, PhD, MHA, CSA, CHE, LP 
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