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RCPN Coffee Chat: Addressing Cognitive Impairment in Medical Respite

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
January 30, 2020 | 1-2 p.m. CT

A growing number of clients are coming to medical respite care with traumatic brain injuries and issues related to cognitive and memory impairment. In the first of two “Medical Respite Provider’s Coffee Chats,” participants will share questions, experiences, challenges, and resources on treating cognitive impairment in medical respite setting. Discussion topics will include appropriate assessments, how traumatic brain injuries affect behavior, and ways that occupational therapy can assist clients faced with these challenges. This webinar will engage attendees in an interactive discussion to foster peer learning and support across the medical respite community.

Speakers:

  • Julia Dobbins, MSSW, Project Manager, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Nashville, TN
  • Caitlin Synovec, OTD, OTR/L, BCMH, Psychiatric Occupational Therapist, Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore, MD
  • Mara Schneider, MS, OTR/L, Psychiatric Occupational Therapist, Health Care for the Homeless, Baltimore, MD

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