This is a recording of a CDRAKE online event / webinar held on July 21, 2011 from 12:00PM - 1:30PM EDT.

Presented by: Sylvia Davidson, Occupational Therapist & Advanced Practice Leader for the Geriatrics Program at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Facilitation by: Sarah Clark & Elizabeth Lusk
Hosts: CDRAKE & The Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC)

Using case examples, this presentation highlights behaviours associated with dementia.

Presentation objectives:

• Develop a systematic approach to understanding responsive behaviours
• Increase our repertoire of management strategies to enhance care
• Acquire increased confidence as advocates for individuals with dementia

Additional Resources:

1. Pittsburg Agitation Scale: Rosen, J., Burgio, L., Kollar, M., Cain, M., Allison, M., Fogleman, M., Michael, M. & Zubenko, G.S. (1994). The Pittsburgh Agitation Scale. A User-Friendly Instrument for Rating Agitation in Dementia Patients. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry,2(1), pp. 52-59.

2. Dementia Observation System: piecescanada.com

To learn more about CDRAKE Events, please visit us online: dementiaknowledgebroker.ca/events

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