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Caregiver Training Part VII: Refusal to Take Medications

This segment (4:03 minutes) of the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Video series depicts a scenario where an older adult patient refuses to take their medications. The video describes a common caregiver response to this situation followed by an expert explanation of why this happens. Finally, it discusses a new recommended response for the caregiver to consider when handling this type of refusal from a patient.

Ch. 1: Transfer Skills (Caregiver College Video Series)

This video (6:20 minutes) from the Caregiver College Video Series provides tips and instructions on how to use gravity and leverage to assist a caregiver when lifting or transferring a loved one who has limited mobility.

Ch. 2: Nutrition (Caregiver College Video Series)

This video (6:54 minutes) from the Caregiver College Video Series provides valuable information about nutrition, balanced eating, and successful meal planning for older adults.

Ch. 3: Dental Care (Caregiver College Video Series)

This video (6:43 minutes) from the Caregiver College Video Series discusses the importance of dental and oral care in the older adults. It provides information on how a caregiver can assist in daily cleaning and routine check-ups regarding dental and oral care. It shows various oral health products with demonstrations on how to assist the older adult with oral care.

Caregiver Training Part VI: Refusal to Bathe

This brief segment (4:28 minutes) of the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Video series depicts a scenario where an older adult patient refuses to bathe. The video describes a common caregiver response to this situation followed by an expert explanation of why this happens. Finally, it discusses a new recommended response for the caregiver to consider when handling this type of refusal from a patient.

Caregiver Training Part V: Home Safety

This brief video (5:44 minutes) from the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Video series discusses the importance of home safety when caring for older adults. It depicts a common scenario where a caregiver encounters a situation of a patient's home being unsafe. It then provides a common caregiver response to this scenario followed by an expert explanation of why this happens. Finally, it discusses a new recommended response for the caregiver to consider when handling this type of situation.

Helpful Products – Toileting and Incontinence

This video (9:06 mins) discusses products for helping older adults with toileting and incontinence. It also discusses products that may help with incontinence. The audience for the video is home caregivers.

Turning and Positioning an Elder in Bed

This brief video (4:00 mins) provides a demonstration of how to turn and re-position an older adult in bed. It provides a step-by-step with how to carry out these movements.

Shower Bath with Assistance

This brief video (2:36 mins) illustrates how a caregiver can assist with a shower bath to an older adult. It includes the supplies needed and the steps necessary to bath the older adult.

Range of Motion Exercises

This video (8:29 mins) demonstrates how a caregiver can assist with range of motion exercises to maintain joint mobility in a bedbound older adult. This instructional video discusses good body mechanics as well as the amount of repetitions of each exercise.