Sexuality, Intimacy, and Dementia

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jun 9, 2022 - 12:18pm CDT

Resource Type: 
Learning Module

This learning module addresses common misconceptions, approaches to appropriately meet the needs of patients with dementia/Alzheimer's disease, and explain techniques to family members and caregivers. By the end of this module, learners should be able to: (1) identify common misconceptions about sexuality, intimacy, and aging; (2) describe behaviors that can address intimacy needs for patients with dementia/Alzheimer's Disease; (3) select approaches that demonstrate respect while responding to unacceptable behavior exhibited by patient with dementia/Alzheimer's disease; and (4) explain techniques to family members and caregivers that can reduce caregiver stress. This learning module includes a pre-test, video, post-test, and activity-specific evaluation. Registration is required by the creators to access the material but there is no charge. This module expires on January 31, 2023.

Barbara L. Harty
Brenda Wilson
Stephen McBroom
GWEP Repository