Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias Learning Kit
From: $85.00 one time, and$10.00 / year
Use Teepa Snow’s, Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias, to transform your in-service meetings into collaborative learning sessions for your organization. PAC In-Service Learning Kits were designed to facilitate learning in small group and classroom-type settings.
Learning Kits include a physical DVD, Online Streaming access, and downloadable PDF Learning Materials paired with a renewing annual Usage License to use the video and materials for internal staff education.
This Learning Kit includes the following:
- Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias on DVD and via Online Streaming
- Duration: 2 hours (120 minutes)
- Content Outline and Learning Objectives (pdf)
- Quiz for Pre and Post Assessments (pdf)
- Answer Key (pdf)
- Additional Resource Materials (pdf) covering:
- The GEMS State Model
- The Umbrella of Dementia
- Six Pieces of the Puzzle
- Positive Physical Approach/Action Starters/Personal Connections
- PAC Core Values
- Certificate of Completion Template (pdf)
Using this Learning Kit will increase staff awareness on how much their approach and interactions impact people living with dementia. It will help them understand that dementia is not a choice, but a condition that affects a person’s ability to function “normally.” As care partners, it is possible to adapt what we do to improve care interactions and outcomes. The practical and well-designed techniques demonstrated in these videos can be used by any member of your staff, volunteers, or family members.
Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias (Duration: 2 hours/120 minutes)
Frontotemporal Dementias (FTDs), an umbrella term for a range of disorders affecting the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, are particularly challenging for families and professional care partners. Odd, often impulsive behaviors, and potential loss of language are just a few symptoms causing frustration and anxiety.
- why proper screenings truly matter, and where to get them
- about the causes and symptoms of different types of FTDs
- which changes happen in the brain, and how they affect the person living with FTD
- how to deal with challenging behaviors without sacrificing the relationship
- which medications can help or potentially cause harm
- how to best manage the disease with current treatment options
- why supportive communication and a Positive Physical Approach™ are vital to offering the greatest quality of life, for the person with FTD and care partner alike
Over two hours of information, tips, and techniques
- Chapter 1: Changing Behavior
- Chapter 2: Understanding the Brain
- Chapter 3: Different Areas of the Brain
- Chapter 4: Something is Wrong
- Chapter 5: PPA Approaches and Skills
- Chapter 6: Is This Always Dementia?
- Chapter 7: FTD Younger Onset
- Chapter 8: Safety Awareness
- Chapter 9: More Behavior Details
- Chapter 10: Questions & Answers