Dining and DignityEnhancing Resident Dignity in Long-Term Care Annette Kelly, PhD, ARNP Assistant Professor of Nursing Florida Southern College
Why did we focus on resident dining in the Teaching Nursing Home curriculum?
Dining and Dignity Goals of this DVD-based training: • Identify examples of dignity in dining • Address the risks to resident dignity in dining • Film real life elements of a person-centered dining program • Describe the steps & processes that you can use to create & support a quality dining program. • Provide tools and resources for your home to add to its staff education agenda.
Background Show selected film clips from the DVD and explain. SHOW: Learning Circle Dementia Neighborhood Main Dining Room File On GeriU: PICS_DiningAndDignity_Slide4.mov
About the DVD…. • Seven modules • Learning objectives • Questions & answers • Target audience • Comprehensive Facilitator’s Guide • Educational Handout
Elements of Training • Film and photo images that illustrate a personalized approach to dining. • Clear details to help you to engage in staff discussions about resident dining. • Descriptions of LTC dining practices that highlight resident dignity. • Demonstration of these principles in caring for persons with dementia.
“Doing” an enhanced dining program at your home…Show additional clip hereFile On GeriU: PICS_DiningAndDignity_Slide8.mov