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Activities of Daily Living

This series of classes is presented by the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Florida. The classes are designed to help caregivers handle the techniques of everyday tasks.

Strategies for Personal Care Activities

Each class takes a single task and covers the common challenges associated with caring for a person with dementia, and provides options such as new techniques and assistive devices to ease the task. Advice on how to increase safety and avoid hazards is also included.

View class: Bathing

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View class: Dressing

View class: Grooming

View class: Toileting

View class: Incontinence

View class: Eating

View class: Nutrition

View class: Swallowing

Home Safety

View class: General Home Safety

View class: Safe Home Design Features

Other Topics

View class: Leisure Activities

Additional material:

View class: Why Do They Do That?


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College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida