Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds: 05/19/2016

Event Date: 05/19/2016 14:00
Location: Baycrest Hospital (ABC Classrooms) or Telehealth/Webcast (TSM # 52820743)

 

“Sleep Disturbances and Dementia: Assessment and Non-Pharmacological Interventions”

Thursday, May 19, 2016 (14:00-15:00)

Baycrest Hospital (2nd Floor, ABC Classrooms)

 

 

PRESENTER:

Cara Macanuel, Hon. BA, MSc OT Reg (Ont.), Clinician Leader, Baycrest Community Behaviour Support Outreach Team.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Improved understanding of potential reasons for sleep disturbances in patients with dementia

Improved awareness of primary concerns related to sleep disturbances

Increased awareness of assessments to determine the cause of sleep disturbances

Heightened knowledge of non-pharmacological interventions to help address concerns with sleep patterns

 

TO PARTICIPATE THROUGH TELEHEALTH:

Provide your Telehealth Coordinator TSM # 52820743 to confirm your site

 

TO PARTICIPATE BY LIVE WEBCAST:

Search for Baycrest or TSM # 52820743 under live “public” events on http://webcast.otn.ca

 

BAYCREST BEHAVIOURAL SUPPORT ROUNDS:

These rounds provide a learning forum to review leading practices in the assessment and supportive management of challenging, responsive behaviours; and offer practical approaches to support the work of front-line healthcare providers in caring for persons with responsive behaviours.

 

Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds occur every third Thursday of the month from October – June. The next round in this series is planned for June 16th. Please share this with healthcare providers and students as all are invited to participate.

 

If you have any questions regarding these rounds, or would like for your group to be included on the Baycrest Behavioural Support Rounds distribution list, please contact Tania Aragona at: taragona@baycrest.org.

 

Please note that these rounds are restricted to healthcare professionals and students only.