This workshop will introduce the learner to new ways of thinking about communication techniques in dementia care. The learner will:
explore communication strategies that can be used for any and all stages of dementia
explore how to use the DementiAbility WOW Model for communication exchanges
develop a better understanding of how to open up the lines of communication using tools that have been set up for success
discover how to ask questions that aim to keep the lines of communication open
engage in interactive exercises that will provide opportunities to put these ideas into practice
This workshop provides an opportunity to experience communication concepts first-hand. While you may be familiar with some of basic communication concepts, you will understand these concepts differently when engaged in the exercises that unfold in this workshop. This is a workshop you won’t want to miss.