Dementia Friendly Communication Strategies for Professionals
Date & Time
March 10, 2021
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Online Via Zoom
The skills needed to communicate with adults with diminished capacity effectively play an integral role in successfully managing their emotional and physical health journey Throughout the healthcare continuum, professionals must objectively identify common communication pitfalls as the disease progresses to develop and implement effective strategies.
In this presentation, Dementia and Alzheimer’s expert Tami Anastasia, M.A., CSA, will guide attendees through a deeper dive into the different communication obstacles and limitations created by cognitive impairments caused by dementia. In addition, Anastasia will provide key takeaways to assist professionals with identifying communication challenges, approaching breakdowns, and how to connect with clients by adopting a compassionate approach to connection.