Helping LTC Residents with Dementia with their Hygiene Routine

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

No cost to participate!

Helping a person living with dementia in LTC to get washed up can be the most challenging activity in a care professional's day. Explore the common mistakes we don’t know we’re making and how equipment design, care skills, and care planning can reduce moments of friction and enhance the hygiene experience for both the resident and care professional. 

Explore this session's speaker below!

Jennifer Roach, PTA, Clinical Consultant, and PAC Certified Independent Trainer
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Jennifer Roach is an experienced consultant providing education and assessment services for Arjo customers in safe patient handling, hygiene, and disinfection since 2008. She completed her Positive Approach to Dementia Care Independent Trainer certification through Teepa Snow in 2019 and remains an active member of the PAC organization, teaching dementia awareness and knowledge, the Positive Physical Approach ™, and Hand under Hand ™ support skills to care partners of people living with dementia. Prior to joining Arjo, Jennifer graduated with honours from the Humber Institute of Technology’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program and worked in LTC, rehabilitation centres and private clinics in the Greater Toronto Area.