Webinar Sessions

To view a listing and description of Webinar sessions, please see below or download the PDF .

Rosehaven Webinar Sessions are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 1400-1530 hrs.

To Register

If you have questions or concerns, contact the Rosehaven Provincial Program:.

Tel: 780-679-2012
E-mail: rosehavenprogrameducation@bethanygrp.ca

 

Webinar Sessions 2016-2017

Creating a Therapeutic Relationship
September 20, 2016

  • Define person-centred care.
  • Review examples of verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Review communication strengths and deficits of individuals with cognitive impairment.
  • Identify the use of verbal prompts, announcements, object cueing, touch, music, humour and choice in Activities of Daily Living (ADL) care.
  • Identify written communication tools to use with clients with cognitive impairment – memory boards, pictures and symbols, letters, books and personal items.

 

Fall Prevention in the Elderly
October 18, 2016

  • Recognize signs of impaired mobility.
  • Recognize risks associated with falls for seniors.
  • Explain how to maintain and maximize functional abilities.
  • Review tools used to evaluate fall risk.
  • Identify your role in the team approach to fall prevention and maximizing client’s functional mobility.

 

Developing Relationships While Maintaining Boundaries
November 15, 2016

  • Define professional boundaries.
  • Differentiate between boundary crossing and boundary violation.
  • Discuss boundary issues that may arise with clients and families (touch, power, social media, gift giving/receiving, dual relationships).

Retrogenesis
December 20, 2016

  • Define Retrogenesis.
  • Review the stages of Alzheimer Disease, and become familiar with the Brief Cognitive Rating Scale and the Functional Assessment Staging in relation to the stages of Alzheimer Disease.
  • Review a case study and determine the stage of Alzheimer Disease and suggested care strategies.

Common Forms of Dementia
January 17, 2017

  • Define dementia.
  • Identify the most common forms of dementia – Alzheimer Disease, Vascular dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Fronto-temporal dementia.

Delirium
February 21, 2017

  • Define and describe delirium.
  • List common causes of delirium in the elderly.
  • Describe the risk factors for delirium.
  • Identify signs and symptoms that may indicate delirium.

Depression in the Elderly
March 21, 2017

  • Identify signs and symptoms of depression.
  • Review the diagnosis of depression.
  • Identify risk factors of depression in the elderly.
  • Compare depression and dementia symptoms.
  • Identify the role of the health care staff in caring for elderly clients living with depression.

Families as Partners in Care
April 18, 2017

  • Define Family.
  • Examine the role of families in your work setting.
  • Review common situations that families may encounter.
  • Identify and understand why families may respond to stress in a variety of ways.
  • Review strategies to facilitate family involvement.
  • Define caregiver stress and caregiver burden.

Leadership in Continuing Care
May 16, 2017

  • Define Emotional Intelligence and components of emotional intelligence.
  • Describe the relationship between emotional intelligence and effective leadership performance.
  • Identify 3 ways to develop a positive work environment.