Educational Opportunities

Educational Opportunities

Daylily provides educational and consulting assistance for families and facilities regarding healthy aging and dementia care. This includes speaking at conferences and developing specialized classes on the topics of geriatric care. Hire Lyn to speak at your next event or to create an individualized solution specifically for you.

This is a foundational course constructed to assist both professionals and family in their understanding of aging and the implications of dementia.

Objectives

  • What is Normal Aging vs/ Dementia
  • Overview of the 4 lobes of the brain and their function
  • Discussion about the primary dementia diagnoses
  • Expected obstacles for the caregiver based on diagnosis

Course Time

  • 1.5 Hours

Utilizing the proper approach layered with the right attitude can bring about the perfect care!

Objectives

  • Learn the most successful way to approach those that have cognitive loss
  • Appreciate what changes occur that require adjustments to your approach
  • Practice and prepare to “team up” with your person served to accomplish the activities for their proper care.
  • Participants will be asked to observe and/or participate in an experiential empathetic activity for better understanding.

Course Time

  • 1.5 Hours

This is a program designed individually for each facility.  The purpose is to assist the facility team with culture change preparation and program development.

Objectives

  • Personalized discussion of the programs mission and vision
  • Discussion of how each person contributes
  • Discussion and development to clarify the meaning of “patient centered” care. 

Time

  • 1 Hour

The purpose of this course is to assist the care partners in appreciation intended and unintended consequences in communication.  The appreciation that successful communication can improve the quality of life for dependent adults as well as the care partners that assist them.

Objectives

  • Behavior as a form of communication
  • Non-Verbal communication
  • Words matter
  • Potential environmental obstacles to success
  • The importance of a successful approach

Time

  • 2 Hours

The most difficult thing that family or friends may do is ask for assistance with the care of someone they love. Our ability to relate to family and friends as they cope with the changes their loved one is experiencing directly impacts the quality of life for persons living with dementia.

Objectives

  • We will discuss the difference of perspective for the spouse vs the child of the person with dementia
  • Understand the six things that families want from the care team they are working with
  • How to gain valuable input from families and friends for more successful care planning

Time

  • 1 Hour

An activity can refer to almost everything we do throughout the day.  Activities are an important aspect to defining quality of life. This program is designed to assist learners to better understand activities with an emphasis placed on appreciation of resident’s remaining abilities and interests in selected activities.

Objectives

  • Recognize the value activities play in the resident’s well being
  • Discover the tips and suggestions for creating a positive environment
  • Appreciating the importance of visual clues
  • Ability to define meaningful activities under four basic categories
  • Participants will be asked to observe and/or participate in an experiential empathetic activity for better understanding.

Time

  • 2 Hours

Often times the most frequently asked question is, “Why do they do that?” This course looks into and discusses some of the most problematic situations that families and professional care teams deal with in dementia care. Examples of distressing behaviors discussed: Agitation, Hygiene, Eating, Elopement, Hallucinations, etc.

Objectives

  • Introduction to the Seven Domains of Well Being
  • Ability to define the four components of dementia care
  • Practical solutions to consider in addressing issues
  • Ability to better isolate and understand the difficulties for successful care planning
  • Working with medical professionals through targeted feedback

Time

  • 2.5 Hours

Interested in one of these a courses?

Schedule Lyn

Daylily provides educational and consulting assistance for families and facilities regarding healthy aging and dementia care. This includes speaking at conferences and developing specialized classes on the topics of geriatric care. Hire Lyn to speak at your next event or to create an individualized solution specifically for you.

This is a foundational course constructed to assist both professionals and family in their understanding of aging and the implications of dementia.

Objectives

  • What is Normal Aging vs/ Dementia
  • Overview of the 4 lobes of the brain and their function
  • Discussion about the primary dementia diagnoses
  • Expected obstacles for the caregiver based on diagnosis

Course Time

  • 1.5 Hours

Utilizing the proper approach layered with the right attitude can bring about the perfect care!

Objectives

  • Learn the most successful way to approach those that have cognitive loss
  • Appreciate what changes occur that require adjustments to your approach
  • Practice and prepare to “team up” with your person served to accomplish the activities for their proper care.
  • Participants will be asked to observe and/or participate in an experiential empathetic activity for better understanding.

Course Time

  • 1.5 Hours

This is a program designed individually for each facility.  The purpose is to assist the facility team with culture change preparation and program development.

Objectives

  • Personalized discussion of the programs mission and vision
  • Discussion of how each person contributes
  • Discussion and development to clarify the meaning of “patient centered” care. 

Time

  • 1 Hour

The purpose of this course is to assist the care partners in appreciation intended and unintended consequences in communication.  The appreciation that successful communication can improve the quality of life for dependent adults as well as the care partners that assist them.

Objectives

  • Behavior as a form of communication
  • Non-Verbal communication
  • Words matter
  • Potential environmental obstacles to success
  • The importance of a successful approach

Time

  • 2 Hours

The most difficult thing that family or friends may do is ask for assistance with the care of someone they love. Our ability to relate to family and friends as they cope with the changes their loved one is experiencing directly impacts the quality of life for persons living with dementia.

Objectives

  • We will discuss the difference of perspective for the spouse vs the child of the person with dementia
  • Understand the six things that families want from the care team they are working with
  • How to gain valuable input from families and friends for more successful care planning

Time

  • 1 Hour

An activity can refer to almost everything we do throughout the day.  Activities are an important aspect to defining quality of life. This program is designed to assist learners to better understand activities with an emphasis placed on appreciation of resident’s remaining abilities and interests in selected activities.

Objectives

  • Recognize the value activities play in the resident’s well being
  • Discover the tips and suggestions for creating a positive environment
  • Appreciating the importance of visual clues
  • Ability to define meaningful activities under four basic categories
  • Participants will be asked to observe and/or participate in an experiential empathetic activity for better understanding.

Time

  • 2 Hours

Often times the most frequently asked question is, “Why do they do that?” This course looks into and discusses some of the most problematic situations that families and professional care teams deal with in dementia care. Examples of distressing behaviors discussed: Agitation, Hygiene, Eating, Elopement, Hallucinations, etc.

Objectives

  • Introduction to the Seven Domains of Well Being
  • Ability to define the four components of dementia care
  • Practical solutions to consider in addressing issues
  • Ability to better isolate and understand the difficulties for successful care planning
  • Working with medical professionals through targeted feedback

Time

  • 2.5 Hours

Interested in one of these a courses?

Schedule Lyn