By Michael Splaine, Principal, Splaine Consulting The scenarios are endless, so let’s narrow this down to an office visit. Perhaps you have implemented the annual wellness visit and a patient scores poorly on the simple cognitive test. Or a concerned daughter-in-law tips you off that mom isn’t as sharp as she was. Or the patient … Continue reading Thinking About Thinking™: How to help a patient with a thinking problem using KAER
Alzheimer’s Disease Public Policy Online Course: Winter 2019 Registration is now open for our online course through the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Dates: Tuesdays, 1pm – 3pm Eastern (Jan 29 – Mar 5) Fee: $250 per participant (enrollment in UMASS not necessary) University of Massachusetts Boston Professional training certificate that awards 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) About the … Continue reading Take a Class with Splaine Consulting
Highlights from the 33rd International Conference of ADI Last week in Chicago, Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon of Splaine Consulting presented posters, panels, and more at this renowned gathering of international Alzheimer advocates. Mike did a poster session on "Changing Dementia Dementia Care Outcomes: Reducing Hospital Readmissions." Kate led a panel on "Diverse Populations: Inclusion & Equality." … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: July 2018
Splaine Consulting Team to Convene Town Hall Meetings in August for Rhode Island State Plan Update Rhode Island is currently updating their Alzheimer state plan, and we’re looking forward to gathering input and feedback from the dementia community. If you’re a resident of Rhode Island and are connected to Alzheimer’s as a person living with the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: June 2018
Recognizing a Critical Cohort in Hands-On Dementia Care Kicking off on June 14th, this is the 41st year of National Nursing Assistants Week, and we're eager to spread the word as nationwide, 4.5 million nursing assistants provide hands-on dementia care every day (source: National Network of Career Nursing Assistants). From assistance with bathing and dressing to … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: May 2018
Check out the publications on ID and dementia developed through our participation with the National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disability and Dementia Practices.
Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon Teaching Innovative UMass Online Policy Course This unique online course is available to anyone in the community who is interested in dementia policy — advocates, staff of advocacy and community organizations, and members of provider organizations who are seeking to better understand the policy process. Learning Outcomes Include: Explain the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: April 2018
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Registration Open for Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit Currently, an estimated 1 million people with dementia live alone in their homes and communities. This reality presents unique challenges, and we hope you'll join us to discuss these challenges — and develop solutions — at one of three locations this spring. These one-day summit meetings will … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018
Join us this spring for one of our three "Living Alone with Alzheimer's" one-day conferences focused on the challenges of the approximately 1 million people currently living alone with a dementia diagnosis. Conferences will be held in: Orange County, California St. Louis, Missouri Baltimore, Maryland Register and learn more at LivingAloneWithAD.com, and spread the word! … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Hosts Living Alone with Alzheimer’s Summit