October 18, 2022 | October 25, 2022
- Caitlin Synovec | Senior Medical Respite Manager| National Health Care for the Homeless Council | Nashville, TN
Video One: Addressing Cognition in MRC – October 18, 2022
Video Two: Addressing Dementia in MRC – October 25, 2022
Addressing cognitive impairment within medical respite care programs can be challenging. Within the respite setting, identification and accommodating cognitive impairment can be difficult while still focusing on a person’s recovery.
This challenge increases when considering and adapting for the different types of cognitive impairment, such as traumatic brain injury or dementia, which require different approaches for care. To help programs address cognitive impairment, the National Institute for Medical Respite Care will be hosting a two-part webinar series on cognition.
The first webinar (Overview of Cognition) will provide a general overview of cognition and cognitive impairment related to people experiencing homelessness, and the second webinar (Addressing Dementia) will focus specifically on the identification of and strategies to address dementia within the medical respite setting.