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Start time
1:00 PM Pacific
End time
2:00 PM Pacific

Part of the Virtual AiA20

Register for FREE

Includes complimentary CEs

If you require ADA accommodation to participate in this web seminar, please contact us at your earliest convenience to make arrangements – info@asaging.org

The session will discuss the adaptation of evidence-based and community programs to address the needs and better support individuals with intellectual disabilities (IDD) and dementia and their family caregivers. Presenters will provide an overview of BRI Care ConsultationTM and Dementia Friends; adaptations related to addressing the needs of the IDD population and their family caregivers; application to service delivery and ongoing training and support for professionals and community members delivering the programs.

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Better understand the unique needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (IDD) and Dementia and their family caregivers.
  • Understand the evidence-based and community program models and the steps involved in the adaptation process, including the family caregiver focus group process and outcomes.
  • Understand how the adaptions were used in ongoing training and support with those delivering the program.
  • Identify current and potential community partners to include in Action Plans the meet the needs of both the IDD/Dementia population and their caregivers.

Presenters:

Salli Bollin, MSW, Executive Director, MemoryLane Care Services;

Branka Primetica, MSW, BRI Care Consultation Program Manager, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging;

Lauri Scharf, LSW, MSHS, Care Consultant and Master Trainer, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging;

Marty Williman, BSN, RN, Program Director, Ohio Council for Cognitive Health