Abilities Care Approach

Abilities Care Approach Introductory training: (Intended for Nursing, ED, Activities, Social Services, CNA/RNA leads) What is Abilities Care Approach, and your role as IDT in bringing the program to life.

Time: 10:30am-12:00pm

“Stage Specific Rehabilitation for Patients with Neurocognitive Impairments” : Focusing on the clinical skills therapists need to work with patients with dementia (with a focus on post-acute rehab patients).

Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm – Earn 3.5 CCUs/.35 CEUs

Instructor: Gina Tucker-Roghi, OTD, OTR/L

Abilities Care Approach Webinar Series

“Implementing the Abilities Care Approach to Enhance, Participation, Well-Being and Quality of Life in Long-Term Care Residents”
A 6-week webinar series focusing on designing effective maintenance program and training caregivers in implementation of interventions in the long-term care environment
This course is intended for SLP, OT, OTA
Getting Started Checklist:
● Review course materials from OT 5-hour Abilities Care course
● Use Slums or MOCA for eval –consider using Cognitive Assessment Tool to obtain an estimate of the Allen Cognitive Level.
● Familiarize self with Abilities Care Approach resources on the Portal
● Screen patients (see Abilities Care Approach Screening Form) and identify 3 patient (ideally one in level two, three, and four)
● Send out Life History Profiles for referrals to be evaluated/ plan to have completed from caregivers by end of week 1 (Social serves may be able to help with this)
● Consider setting up a “Resource Binder” with frequently used materials for Abilities Care Approach program: Codes, documentation, forms, and assessments all available on the portal.

Instructor: Gina Tucker-Roghi, OTD, OTR/L

Weekly Call starts Monday November 5th 12:45pm-1:45pm PST runs every Monday through December 10th **must attend each week for CEU credit**

heartPARC - Cardiac Recovery Program - ID

Join Instructor Dominic DeLaquil, PT for “HeartPARC” – Cardiac Recovery Program

The Heart Post Acute Rehab Center (HeartPARC) Program is a professionally supervised interdisciplinary Post-Acute Cardiac Program designed to assist patients in recovering from heart attacks, heart surgery, heart failure and per cutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures such as stent placement and angioplasty.

The Heart PARC Program provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach to exercise, counseling and education designed to support patients with cardiac disease in achieving optimal physical, psychological, and functional status within the confines of their disease.

Earn 4 CCUs/.4 CEUs

Abilities Care Approach - Idaho

March 12th, 2019 @ 8:00 am5:30 pm PST

Registration and light refreshments begin at 8:00am

All Disciplines 8:00-12:00 .4 CEU’s Stage Specific Rehabilitation for Patients with Neurocognitive Impairments A prerequisite for breakout sessions listed below.

PT Only 12:30pm-3:30pm – .3 CEU’s Effective Functional Maintenance Programs for patients with Neurocognitive Impairments (.65 CEU Total)

OT Only 12:30pm-5:30pm – .5 CEU’s Enhancing Health, Function and Quality of life for patients with Dementia (.85 CEU Total)

SLP Only 12:30pm-3:30pm .3 CEU’s Enhancing Communication and Quality of Life for patients with Dementia (.7 CEU Total)

Please plan to attend the All discipline course along with your discipline specific course immediately following.

Instructors: Gina Tucker-Roghi, OTR, OTD – Amanda Grace, OT – Elyse Matson, MS, CCC-SLP