Direct Care Professionals

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Promoting Sleep in Long Term Care

Elderly woman sleeping peacefully on her side in a bed

The goal of this course is for nursing home staff to be able to use interventions and techniques to help long term care residents improve their sleep quality.

Intended Audience

nursing assistants and nurses at nursing homes.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss normal changes in sleep for elderly residents and what is considered a sleep disturbance
  • Explain why it...
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Bathing Dementia Residents

Woman is scrubs with a towel over her arm, leaning in and talking to an elderly woman.

The goal of this course is for nursing home staff to be able to use strategies and techniques to make bathing enjoyable for residents with dementia.

Intended Audience

Nursing assistants and nurses at nursing homes

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the factors that contribute to aggressive behaviors during bathing for residents with dementia
  • Identify the components of the four...
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