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Course Number:
FOOD4249

Enhanced Dining
Course Information:
  • eBook
  • Credit Hours: 1.50
  • Meal Time Traditions Trigger Memories for People With Dementia
  • Why People With Alzheimer's Have Difficulty Eating
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$28.99
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Mealtimes are often highlights of the day, yet they can be the most stressful times for people with Alzheimer’s. This presentation shares activities, and verbal and visual cues to trigger eating and improve the dining experience.

In this course you will learn how to: identify what meal time traditions trigger memories for people with dementia which will ultimately improve the dining experience; understand the many reasons why people with Alzheimer’s have difficulty eating; and apply the development level of the person with dementia to better assist dependent diners.

Course Outline
  • Enhanced Dining
  • I. Look, Feel and Smell Like a Dining Room
  • A. Pictures
  • B. Create smaller spaces
  • C. Variety of seating
  • D. Grandma’s Kitchen
  • II. Before Meals
  • A. Creating a Social Atmosphere
  • 1. Walking to the dining room
  • 2. Reduce Noise
  • 3. Music before meals
  • 4. Activities while they wait
  • 5. Structured seating
  • B. Incorporating Tradition
  • C. Hydration
  • III. During Meals
  • A. Reasons Why They Don’t Eat
  • 1. You haven’t sat down yet
  • 2. Too much food
  • 3. White on white
  • 4. Loss of visual
  • 5. Kick starting the motion
  • B. Development level
  • 1. Snacks = Meals
  • a. snack list
  • 2. Simplify
  • 3. Four Phases
  • IV. After Meals
  • A. Help clean-up
  • B. Kitchen activities
  • V. Share What Works


Instructor

Jolene A. Brackey, BA

Founder of Enhanced Moments and author of the book, Creating Moments of Joy. Jolene Brackey is a celebrated nationwide speaker in Alzheimer’s education. She has a B.A. from Iowa State University and extensive experience with people who have Alzheimer’s. Jolene has been a keynote speaker at many conferences where family members, CNAs, and professionals share what works and doesn’t work. Therefore the greatest education is being with and having loved someone with Alzheimer’s.

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Enhanced Dining

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