Description - ECAT Sequencing Cue Cards by Jennifer Brush
As communication skills decline in people with dementia, a supportive environment becomes crucial to a resident's ability to express needs and desires. But how do you recognise what physical and social changes will help improve functioning, communication, and quality of life? The Environment & Communication Assessment Toolkit (ECAT) for Dementia Care is your answer. This evidence-based toolkit includes the tools you need to assess, intervene, and modify on an individualised basis to ensure the quality of life for people with dementia. Use the validated Assessment Forms, and in three easy-to-follow steps you will be able to assess activity performance with quick yes/no questions; evaluate the environment to identify barriers and problems; and pinpoint individualised recommendations for intervention.
ECAT's developers are researchers and experienced clinicians who have made sure that ECAT integrates effortlessly into evaluation and treatment sessions; helps keep up case load demands with creative solutions; satisfies regulatory requirements; leads to straightforward functional therapeutic interventions; and identifies low-cost, person-centred environmental modifications.
ECAT for Dementia Care has more than 300 specific recommendations for interventions and modifications that will reduce typical problems encountered during routine activities of daily living for people with dementia. With the ECAT's functionally based assessment and intervention system, you will be fully equipped with solutions.
Environment & Communication Assessment Toolkit for Dementia Care Toolkit (ECAT) Card Pack contains 25 cards (24 full-colour Sequencing Cue Cards and 1 double-sided single colour card (Gray Scale Contrast Tool and Type Size Reading Test).
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Health Professions Press,U.S.
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