In-Service Kit: Well-being and Dementia

This ready-to-teach in-service package includes all the pieces needed to teach a 25-minute in-service.

In-Service Topic "Well-Being and Dementia"

Well-being is a subjective indicator of the quality of life, unique to the individual. It points to the physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects as the main aspects of human existence, which are closely involved in the development of human beings. Dementia affects every facet of the person including his or her self-perception, status, mental health and faith in God. How does one experience well-being in dementia? Caregivers searching to improve residents’ well-being while living with dementia’s will find information in this in-service valuable:

  • Spiritual well-being: What is it and does dementia affect it?
  • Psychological well-being and how to keep a sense of self throughout progression of dementia
  • Using creativity to achieve well-being:dancing, art, music, and poetry in each of the stages of dementia
  • Relationship-based care principles to preserve a sense of self throughout dementia

This in-service kit includes:

  • A recorded video of the in-service (internet access required)
  • Lesson Plan (PDF) Presentation slides and script (Microsoft PowerPoint File)
  • Presentation handout as slides and notes (PDF)
  • 4-page summary of presentation (PDF)
  • Pre-test (PDF)
  • 4 post-tests with 5 questions each and answer key (PDF)
  • Follow-up (PDF)
  • Certificate Template (PDF)
Components visible upon registration.