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From The Fanlight Collection
Learning To Speak Alzheimer's: An Introduction To The Habilitation Approach To Care
Produced by Image Studio Films
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film stillApplying the basic concepts of habilitation (which is simply care giving that embraces the remaining abilities of the person with dementia), the video shows how to create a suitable environment in which the person can lead a quality life through proactive adjustments. The practical information in this video will enhance the physical, psycho-social, and sensory world of the person with Alzheimer's.

Caregivers will learn how to: communicate better with persons with Alzheimer's; reduce emotional or aggressive-protective reactions by identifying and removing frustration triggers; engage the person in life-enriching activities that promote positive memories, and boost emotional stability and self-esteem.

Ideal for nursing homes, assisted living, hospital, and home settings. A must see for all caregivers.

32 minutes / Color
Release: 2008
Copyright: 2008

For colleges, universities, government agencies, hospitals and corporations

This DVD is sold with a license for institutional use and Public Performance rights.

Subject areas:
Aging, Death and Dying, Family Relations, Fanlight Collection, Health Care Issues, Health Issues

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