PRESENTING ELDER CARE TRAINING PROGRAMS AND DISABILITY AWARENESS DVDS FOR NURSING ASSISTANTS, LONG-TERM CARE STAFF, AND MORE…
VideoPress, a program of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, distributes elder care training programs and videos produced by MedSchool Maryland Productions. These DVDs address the needs of elderly and youth with disabilities. They support pre-service training and staff development of geriatric nursing assistants, certified nursing assistants and other staff working in long-term care, assisted living and senior day care. Some of the titles are excellent for support groups and public awareness programs. Video Press Elder Care training programs are used by thousands of community colleges, universities, and allied health programs as well as by long term care and assisted living facilities.
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ELDER CARE TRAINING PROGRAMS – TOPICS COVERING ELDER CARE, ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, PERSPECTIVES OF THE ELDERLY, ELDER ABUSE, HOSPICE CARE, AND DISABILITY AWARENESS,
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More and more families are considering hospice as an excellent option to provide end of life care for Alzheimer’s patients. This program, through a series of interviews with Gilchrist hospice staff, explores how hospice philosophy and services relate to the special needs of the Alzheimer’s patient and family. Threaded through the program is one family’s experience, presented in a discussion guided by Dr. Rabins with a family caregiver.
Content includes: how the hospice decision is made; the benefits received by the patient once the decision is made; special considerations for the Alzheimer’s patient; advance directives and treatment limitations; comfort care; and the support hospice provides to family members. Information introduced is relevant for family caregivers; nursing home staff; hospice staff and students preparing to work with the elderly.
Topics: hospice, comfort care, treatment limitations, emotional support, bereavement
Audience: Information introduced is relevant for family caregivers; nursing home staff; hospice staff and students preparing to work with the elderly.