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It's All in Your Approach: Positive Physical Approach & Hand-under-Hand

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Pohai Nani, Retirement Community

45-090 Namoku Street

Kaneohe, HI 96744

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Join us for a 2-hour workshop as we discuss how to positively approach a person living with dementia!

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FEBRUARY

Positive Approach to Care Workshops presents . . .

Topic: It's All In Your Approach: PPA & HuH

Certified Trainers: Pat Bemis, RN & Mapuana Taamu, CNA, RBT

This 2-hour workshop is based on Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to Care philosophy. It’s packed with hands-on skill building activities that will allow any participant to experience the sensory changes of a person living with dementia.

This dementia care workshop is for anyone who wishes to improve their ability to approach, connect and provide care with those living with dementia. Our trainers will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia throughout their journey.

Recommended for family members who care for a loved one, professional care providers, young health professionals and college students of any major.

Participants will receive handouts of the material covered.

Cookies, water and tea will be provided. Feel free to bring your own lunch!

Workshop Learning Objectives:

- Compare and contrast “supportive” stance versus “confrontational” stance.

- Experience visual changes that occur with dementia.

- Demonstrate the Positive Physical Approach emphasizing the important role of the 3 senses.

- Demonstrate the Hand-under-Hand technique and applied it to an everyday situation.

FAQs

Do you accept people who don't RSVP and decide to walk-in?

-- Walk-ins are highly discouraged as we may not have sufficient space, hand-outs and refreshments. Please RSVP via eventbrite or email Mapuana at mapuana@hawaiimemoryfriends.com to save your spot.

Since this is during lunch, what are my food options?

-- Water, tea and cookies are provided for all participants. However, you are welcome to bring your own lunch to eat in the room during the workshop.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

-- The entrance to Pohai Nani is off of Namoku Street. For those who may have difficulty walking uphill there is a drop off area at the main entrance. Parking is not reserved, you are welcome to park in any available curbside parking.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

-- Yes, you may transfer your ticket to someone else. Please email mapuana@hawaiimemoryfriends.com to let Mapuana know who will be attending in your place. If you have RSVP'd and are unable to attend this workshop you may also transfer your ticket to another workshop.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

-- Email mapuana@hawaiimemoryfriends.com or call 808-469-5330 if you have any questions.

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Pohai Nani, Retirement Community

45-090 Namoku Street

Kaneohe, HI 96744

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