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Cognitive Impairment and Falls: Understanding How Dementia Contributes to Falls
April 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C presenting webinar
1 Social Work, Case Manager, and NHA credit available. 1 Nurse credit pending approval.
New research provides avenues to understand how physical movement is affected by cognitive, impairment. Even subtle cognitive changes such as Mild Cognitive Impairment significant impact balance and movement. Certain dementias are associated with motor impairment, which increases fall risk. There are specific behavioral issues, personality factors and care issues that need to be recognized as fall risks. Comprehensive fall risk assessment and strategies for management are incorporated into this lecture.
To register: http://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/
You must register at least one hour prior to webinar start time.