Dementia Webinars & Associated Resources
The Dementia Informed Training Awareness and Skills presentation was prepared by Suzanna Waters Castillo, PhD, MSSW with the University of Wisconsin-Madison through a Dementia Grant obtained by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. This presentation includes 10 modules in total. For the Behavioral Health Outcome project we are utilizing 3 of these modules. Currently these are the only ones that have been created for a self-study. For additional information on this presentation you may contact Nancy Tischbein at 715-635-5420 or email at Nancy.Tischbein@inclusa.org.
- Dementia Awareness and Skills Webinar – Module 8: Communication
This module explains how changes in the senses in a person with dementia play a key part in how the dementia patient acts and reacts to situations.
- Dementia Awareness and Skills Webinar – Module 9: Making the Connection
Module 9 offers techniques to help establish a positive connection between the dementia patient and the caregiver.
- Dementia Awareness and Skills Webinar – Module 10: Unmet Needs
This module helps give insight to how dementia patients may communicate to express unmet needs, and how caregivers can learn cues to prevent escalated situations.
Training Curriculum: Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (HRSA)
Description: Contains 16 core modules and four supplemental modules in PowerPoint format. Designed to be used by educators to train the primary care workforce about dementia care and to help providers address caregiver needs. Developed by the Health Resources & Services Administration, the primary federal agency for improving healthcare to at risk populations in the US.
Dementia Care System Redesign – Wisconsin
Description: Resource for communities, employers, individuals, and families on Wisconsin’s plan for supporting people living with dementia. Includes guiding principles, demographic data, and training opportunities.
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
Description: From the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Educational presentations, research opportunities, information about services, and other Alzheimer’s and other dementia specific resources.