GEMS: Coping With Diamond Distress (Recorded Webinar)
This is the fourth of twelve recorded webinars in the Getting Connected: Building Skill to Support GEMS® webinar series with Teepa Snow. This series focuses on enhancing interaction skills and appreciating the many changes that the person living with dementia is likely to be experiencing. In this session, learn to recognize the signs of distress for those living in a Diamond state. Help build your skills in deciphering what may be contributing to the challenging situation, and learn how offering the right response and support contributes to successful interactions. Also, explore the impact of awareness and personality as we address common challenging situations.
By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
- Recognize the Diamond GEMS® state characteristics
- Discuss factors that may contribute to feelings of distress for an individual living in an Diamond state
- Describe responses and approaches that may contribute to positive interactions with those in a Diamond state
Duration of Webinar 77:59
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