Dementia Live - Philadelphia County

  • 27 Mar 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Belmont Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Dementia Live

  
Philadelphia County

March 27, 2018
 

Description: 
In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it's like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. To elevate person-centered care practices, care providers must first gain an understanding of what dementia is and how the individual with dementia feels when challenged with cognitive and sensory changes. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.
(Dementia Live was created by a North Central Texas based Company, Age-u-cate Training Institute, LLC to fulfill the need for innovative and education for caregivers and providers who work and care for those with dementia.)
  
Target Audience:
This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia.
 
Location:
Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital
Out Patient Building
4200 Monument Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131


Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Cost: $10
(There are NO CEUs awarded for this training. 
Certificates of Attendance will be available
.)
 


The training experience is only 30 minutes in length. 30 minute time slots are available from: (First come, first serve basis)
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
      

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your designated time slot.
 

Parking: Please park in the Visitor's Parking lot next to the hospital's Out Patient Building. There are designated spaces which are coned. Just remove the cones, and park in these spaces. 

Entrance: Please enter through the main entrance of the Out Patient Building at Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital. There will be signs or someone there to direct you to the Dementia Live Experience.

Registration Deadline:
Friday, March 23, 2018

Safety: 
Dementia Live is not appropriate for people who appear to have:

  • Cognitive Impairment – (This experience is for family and professional caregivers; not those who have or appear to have any level of dementia.)
  • Anxiety
  • Poor balance
  • Impaired mobility that requires use of a cane, walker, or wheelchair
  • Severely impaired hearing or vision
     

Waiver/Release Form:
Please note that participants will be required to sign a waiver/release agreement to participate in this training. If you would like to view a copy of the waiver/release statement prior to the training, please email anne@olderpa.org.
   

Cancellation Policy:

  • Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. 
  • Registration cancellations requested prior to the deadline will be eligible to receive a refund less a 5% administration fee. *
  • Cancellations received less than 5 business days before the event will not be eligible for a refund and will be billed for the total cost.
  • Registered no-shows are not eligible for a refund, and will be billed the total cost.

Please email anne@olderpa.org of your cancellations plans. Click here for full Cancellation/Substitution Policy.


 
Inclement Weather Policy:
In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!
   
***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org  or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***

 

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