Please note: This course, formerly titled Activities for Clients with Alzheimer's was changed to reflect the person-centered language required by the Alzheimer™s Association. In the Know received recognition from the Alzheimer™s Association on August 4, 2020. If you were assigned this course prior to August 4, 2020, you did not receive the Alzheimer™s Association-recognized content.
This course reinforces that appropriate activity positively impacts the behaviors associated with Alzheimer's disease. Your caregivers will learn about the benefits of physical, mental, and sensory activities. The course also covers how to overcome obstacles preventing AD clients from being active by focusing on the five senses, the importance of social activity, and the power of music when working with individuals living with Alzheimer's disease.
List at least two benefits of each activity: Physical activity, Mental activity, Sensory activity.
Discuss why people with Alzheimer's disease may resist activities and what they can do to help.
Describe how ADLs are beneficial activities that can become part of your client's daily routine.
Suggest activities for every AD client, regardless of the stage or health status.
Help AD clients participate in stage-appropriate activities every day.
NOTE: This course can be assigned individually or as part of our Alzheimer™s Association Approved Alzheimer's Disease Specialist Training learning path.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.