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Course Description

(This bundle includes Dementia Stages, Communication with Compassion, and Demystifying Behavioral Changes with Dementia)

As part of our Dementia Care Series, this class is recommended for caregivers of a friend or family member with Dementia.  The instructor will cover the GEMS model, which recognizes the dynamic nature of the human brain and its abilities.  Additionally, the instructor will cover a positive look at dementia stages and appropriate activities for the different GEMS.

Learner Outcomes

1).  Students will be able to identify a GEM.

2).  Students will be able to come up with activities for different GEMS.

Notes

If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in ‘Ilima 107, ph.734-9552, or email kapdss@hawaii.edu for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center at ph. 734-9210 (V), 447-1379 (videophone), or email kapdeaf1@hawaii.edu.

Please note: you will need to contact Kapi’olani CC’s DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi’olani CC course even if you’ve already registered or are receiving services at another UH campus’s disability support program.

 

Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:

100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.

50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to start date of course.

0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to start date of
course.

Recommendations

Objective:  To educate family caregivers of individuals with dementia with the appropriate care and communication techniques. 
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Type
Discussion
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Oct 05, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
Type
Discussion
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Nov 02, 2019 to Nov 09, 2019
Type
Discussion
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Dec 07, 2019 to Dec 14, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
General non-credit $60.00
Instructors
  • Mapuana Taamu
Section Notes

This bundle includes Dementia Stages, Communication with Compassion, and Demystifying Behavioral Changes with Dementia.

 

 

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