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Dementia Friendly Communication Strategies for Professionals

Event Type

Educational Events

Date & Time

March 10, 2021

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM


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.

Dementia Friendly Communication Strategies for Professionals