Keywords

Dementia, communication, cognition, dysphagia

Disciplines

Communication Sciences and Disorders | Medicine and Health Sciences | Speech Pathology and Audiology

Mentor

Laura Lenkey

Abstract

A general outline and presentation designed for a seminar setting aimed toward an audience of medical staff in skilled nursing facilities. The purpose of this training is to educate frequent communication partners of those with dementia about effective communication tactics, as well as, a brief definition of dementia. Additionally, a small portion is dedicated to dysphagia. The possible role of a speech-language pathologist in dementia care is also discussed throughout the training.

M. Hoeve Lets Talk About Dementia Presentation.pptx (5016 kB)
Let's Talk About Dementia Presentation

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