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Alzheimer's Disease for Assisted Living Facilities. Level 1 / National Educational Video, Inc.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNational Educational Video, Inc.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (74 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Alzheimer's Disease and Constant Confusion (3:23) -- Understanding Aging (1:14) -- Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Other Related Illnesses (2:36) -- Two Types of Alzheimer's Disease, Sporadic and Familial Autosomal-Dominant (2:15) -- Symptoms and Effects of Alzheimer's (2:37) -- Common Causes of Confusion (3:07) -- Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease (4:15) -- Causes and Treatment of Alzheimer's (1:39) -- Theories About Alzheimer's Disease and the Global Deterioration Scale (2:57) -- Coping Strategies for Restlessness and Agitation (1:44) -- Coping Strategies for the Middle Stages of Alzheimer's (3:33) -- Progression of Alzheimer's Disease (3:04) -- Final Stages of Alzheimer's Disease (2:54) -- Good Communication with Patients Who Have Alzheimer's Disease (2:29) -- Allowing Behaviors as Methods of Communication (1:46) -- Validation Method (4:23) -- Grieving Process (4:02) -- Guilt (3:00) -- Assisting Families With Guilt (3:01) -- Environmental Aspects (2:13) -- A Home Like Atmosphere (2:17) -- Outdoor Areas and Orientation (2:39) -- The Resident's Room and Daily Routines (2:45) -- Activities (2:39) -- Ethics (2:02) -- Possible Cases of Ethical Conflicts (2:33) -- Credits: Alzheimer's Disease for Assisted Living Facilities - Level 1 (0:28)
Abstract It takes a very special person to care for the Alzheimer's resident. This program-a must-see for health care workers in assisted living facilities-discusses causes of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; symptoms and behaviors that accompany the stages of AD; strategies for coping with AD-related restlessness, agitation, and wandering; strategies for verbal and nonverbal communication with AD residents; family member guilt over placing a loved one with AD in an ALF; maintenance of a safe and engaging environment for AD residents; and ethical challenges faced by AD caregivers. Commentary by ALF professionals and family members provides additional depth...and poignancy. Extremely thorough! Meets the Florida Level I requirement for ALFs. Designated for 4 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 01, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteMeets the Florida Level I requirement for ALFs. Designated for 4 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & 13.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideo recording.
Publisher number43813 Films Media Group

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