April 28, 2023: Dementia Across the Continuum: Exploring Best Practices in Every Setting
Location: Saint Louis University Campus
The workshop will discuss the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to maximize functional abilities at each dementia stage and include expert presenters from hospital, home, rehab, and long-term care settings. Learners will gain skills for effective communication strategies as well as a structured and organized approach to identify appropriate interventions across dementia care settings.
Speakers include Dr. Lenise Cummings-Vaughn, a Washington University of St. Louis Physician in the Division of Geriatrics and Associate Medical Director at Parc Provence; Dr. Beth Templin, a Board Certified Geriatric Physical Therapist and founder of HouseFit, an innovative outpatient physical therapy company; Dr. Sarah Pease, Occupational Therapist at Memory Care Home Solutions; Amy Sobrino, Social Worker at Memory Care Home Solutions; and insight and advice from people living with dementia and their care partners on best practices.
Course approval applications are being submitted for six hours of continuing education credit for nursing home administrators, physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and social workers.