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Positive Physical Approach to Dementia Care

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  • Event Type:Mruk Family Education Center on Aging
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Especially designed for dementia care partners

Christy Pennington, RN, PAC™ Certified Dementia Trainer

This workshop focuses on Positive Approach to Care "care partnering" techniques, including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH). These newly learned skills enable care partners to shift from simply "dealing with the behaviors" to creating a positive and caring environment. Learners develop observational skills needed to recognize signals of “unmet needs and growing distress” in the person they care for and respond in a way that reduces anxiety and improves quality of life.

Registration
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Please call 870-508-3880 to register