Course Overview:

This course is designed to help practitioners implement strategies to keep patients living as independently as possible by learning techniques to help manage neurodegenerative conditions.  We will review techniques involved with managing anorexia and dysphagia as well as address swallowing  concerns, bathing and hygiene and resistance to assistance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify nutrition management strategies in patients with Alzheimer disease and other related dementias.
  • Review strategies for maintenance of Activities of Daily Living
  • Identify techniques to achieve compliance