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A Positive Approach to Caregiving Conference

11-18-2014 | 7:30 am | UK Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A

UK Elder Care is excited to host a caregiving conference featuring Teepa Snow. As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa has developed a dementia care philosophy reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. She has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She provides dementia education and training sessions to caregivers, organizations, and providers throughout the country. Teepa is an advocate for those living with dementia and has made it her personal mission to help families and professionals better understand how it feels to be living with such challenges and seeks to change and improve life for everyone involved.

A Positive Approach to Caregiving Conference

What You Need to Know: 

UK Elder Care is excited to host a caregiving conference featuring Teepa Snow. As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa has developed a dementia care philosophy reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. She has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She provides dementia education and training sessions to caregivers, organizations, and providers throughout the country. Teepa is an advocate for those living with dementia and has made it her personal mission to help families and professionals better understand how it feels to be living with such challenges and seeks to change and improve life for everyone involved.

 

Who should attend? 

Family caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - UK Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.: Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Professional Caregiving in a Clinical Setting 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: Coping with Challenging Behaviors

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m: How to Communicate with Someone with Dementia

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.: How to Enjoy the Holidays When Dementia is Part of the Picture

Registration

Family caregivers register here.

Professional caregivers who want to receive continuing education credit register by clicking the button below:

 

2.5 continuing education credits are available for healthcare professionals for the morning session only for the following registration fee:

$25 Early Registration (August 18 - October 21)

$40 Late Registration (October 22 - November 5)

Please note registration fees are non-refundable. Morning and afternoon sessions are FREE for family caregivers, but registration is required.
Occupational Therapists approved for 2.5 Regular CCU's.
Physical Therapists approved for 2.5 Category 2 CEU's.
Social Workers approved for 2.5 CEU's.
Nurses approved for 2.5 CEU's. 
 

Parking Information

Attendees who are non-UK employees are encouraged to park at the UK Chandler Hospital parking garage at 110 Transcript Avenue, directly across South Limestone from the hospital. Use the pedestrian bridge on Level C of the garage to access the hospital lobby and Pavilion A. For your safety, please DO NOT cross South Limestone on foot. 

A half-day parking pass is complimentary to attendee(s) who do not have a UK employee parking pass. Attendees are encouraged to carpool if possible. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for a sponsor form. 

Partners

A special thanks to the following for helping plan this event:

Alzheimer's Association

Margaret T. Stoeckinger Foundation

UK Elder Care

UK Family & Consumer Sciences

UK College of Social Work

UK College of Nursing

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Gold Sponsors

Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

The Lantern at Morning Pointe

McClelland & Associates, PLLC

Rose Mary C. Brooks Place

Richmond Place Lexington/Brookdale Senior Living

Senior Helpers of the Bluegrass

Silver Sponsor

Sayre Christian Village

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