Taking the Burden Out of Sleep in Dementia
Presented by Kimberly Lloyd, OTD, MOTR/L
Course DescriptionTherapists are informed of the impact of sleep disturbances on persons with dementia and their caregivers. Current evidence supporting non-pharmacological interventions and research supporting non-pharmacological interventions for sleep and how those may be incorporated into occupational therapy treatment planning for community-dwelling persons with dementia and their caregivers will be provided.
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- Therapy Insights is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID #02450.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate the importance of addressing sleep in persons with dementia and their caregivers.
- Identify the impact of sleep quality disruptions in not only the person with dementia but also his/her caregiver.
- Summarize current evidence regarding non-pharmacological interventions for sleep in persons with dementia and their caregivers.
- Identify when to refer to occupational therapy to intervene to improve the occupation of sleep with persons with dementia and their caregivers.
- 0:00 - Introduction and objectives
- 0:10 - Importance of sleep with PWD and caregivers
- 0:30 - Treatment for sleep in PWD
- 0:40 - Significance of treating sleep in PWD and caregivers
- 0:50 - Q/A
- 1:00 - End course + quiz
Information is geared to practitioners with a general working knowledge of current practice trends and literature related to the subject matter. Focus is on increasing understanding and competent application of the subject matter.
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- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is a salaried faculty member who conducts research related to the content of this presentation. Her employer is the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.
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