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2018 AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention

INT-2 - Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations

Sunday, October 7
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CE: NAB: 3 | Nurses 3

To ensure that people living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia are receiving high-quality care based on the most up-to-date, peer-reviewed evidence, the Alzheimer’s Association will release its new practice recommendations in a special supplement of The Gerontologist. The topic areas include person-centered care, detection and diagnosis, assessment and care planning and medical management. Attendees will also learn about ongoing care, staffing and therapeutic environments and safety and transitions and coordination of care. This session will provide an overview of the recommendations and discuss how they can be used to increase the quality of care and quality of life for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementia.

Learning Objectives:

Douglas Pace, LNHA

Director - Mission Partnerships
Alzheimer's Association

Email Address: dpace@alz.org

Telephone Number: (202) 638-8661

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Sam Fazio, PhD

Senior Director of Quality Care and Psychosocial Research
Alzheimer's Association

Email Address: sfazio@alz.org

Presentation(s):

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Pauline L. Coram, BA

Director of Executive Learning, Assisted Living Division
HCR ManorCare

Email Address: PCoram@hcr-manorcare.com

Telephone Number: (813) 767-3078

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