Session: Towards Building Dementia Knowledgeable Teams
Quality dementia supports require a well-trained and knowledgeable workforce. The NTGCANADA Consortium offers the NTG Dementia Capable Support of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia curriculum. This presentation will provide an overview of this curriculum and some evaluation results.
Leslie Udell is a facilitator with an organization that supports adults with an intellectual disability. For the past 30 years, much of her focus has been on aging-related issues and supporting people with both an intellectual disability and dementia. Leslie has her own consulting company and teaches Therapeutic Recreation for Older Adults at Red River College.