This course provides an overview and instruction on how to assist persons with dementia with their activities of daily living, commonly referred to as ADLs. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: 1) define activities of daily living, also commonly referred to as ADLs, 2) list six categories or types of ADL’s, 3) identify challenges that residents with dementia face that can hinder or prevent them from performing ADL’s, 4) identify strategies to overcome challenges in assisting residents with ADL’s, and 5) learn how to identify and incorporate resident preferences into daily care activities in order to improve outcomes. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.