2017 NADRC Webinar (January 17, 2017): Cultural Awareness in Dementia Care (Weblink)

This NADRC webinar sharea information on the Minnesota Board on Aging’s “Cultural Awareness in Dementia Care” initiative designed to promote principles of health equity and enhance person-centered dementia care for diverse ethnic and cultural communities who have the highest health disparities. This program strives to create cultural awareness among service providers that will result in culturally responsive service to persons with dementia and their caregivers.

This web seminar shares the program’s design and steps for implementation through American Indian and Somali cultural consultants.
Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

• Cite two or more norms and values of American Indian and Somali cultural groups regarding dementia;
• Identify ways in which they can promote person-centered planning that incorporates cultural norms; and,
• Describe how to use a cultural consultant to enhance service delivery.

Presenters: Steve Chapman, Farhiya M. Farah, Nancy E. Lee

The webinar can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/XUqOKLtlOoM

PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the left side of the screen and the Closed Captioning tab in Youtube will not work