Engaging the caregiver of a person with dementia has the potential to increase patient satisfaction, reduce errors and improve your job satisfaction. In fact, the RAISE Caregiver Act was passed so caregivers receive this much needed support. This opening session will help you to better partner with the dementia patient’s caregiver, so everyone benefits.
This course is suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Since the RAISE Caregiver Act has been recently passed, it is appropriate for all professionals, including advanced levels. This course is appropriate for beginners as it will discuss challenges of family caregivers of patients with dementia. It is also appropriate for advanced and intermediate levels professionals as it covers awareness and understanding how to apply the spirit of the RAISE Caregiver Act in health and mental health organizations.
Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study
Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.
Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs
|Creating a Caregiver-Inclusive Culture in Dementia Care (1.5 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.
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