August 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Is there an easy way to build meaningful relationships and reduce loneliness at the same time?
Join brainXchange for this webinar as they discuss how to put peer support into practice with those living with dementia in a way that has worked for many organizations. This includes long term care, assisted living, retirement and adult day settings.
Research suggests that programs fostering peer support provide opportunities for residents to be socially productive and develop a valued social identity.
In this webinar, you will be introduced to a re-conceptualization of current practices that will help you shift the focus from entertainment and distraction to one that centers on resident contributions and peer support.