This package features two staff training DVDs – “Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Straight Talk About Dementia”, along with a manual with reproducible handouts that reinforce the video messages. This complete training program for new and experienced caregivers is a must have for every program director. The Alzheimer’s Disease manual and DVD were created by Drs. Kim and Gail Petersen, from their work with dementia patients and their families for over 25 years. Straight Talk About Dementia is a winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Award.
Alzheimer's Disease DVD: A video-based teaching tool for professional and family caregivers on DVD. Featuring Drs. Kim and Gail Petersen, experts on dementia training. The video has four sections: MCI, Early, Moderate, and Severe Cognitive Disability. DVD, 75 min., CC, 2006.
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A concise manual contains critical information, valuable assessment tools and a reproducible in-service handout. Covered spiral bound book, 89 pages, includes a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2006.
Straight Talk About Dementia DVD: A caregiver’s perspective on dealing with dementia.
This documentary explores issues on dementia important to both family and professional caregivers. The DVD features a series of interviews organized by topic, so you hear the straight stories directly from those who deal with caregiving issues every day. Topics include: Ethical caregiving, enhancing communication, encouraging compliance, daily living activities, fundamentals like eating and bathing, and caregiver health. DVD, 45 min., CC, 2006. Winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Award.