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3 Hrs Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Online Course

3 Hrs Resident behavior and needs and providing assistance with the activities of daily living

Course Overview

This course provides an overview and instruction on how to assist persons with Dementia/Alzheimer’s or a person who needs basic physical needs with their activities of daily living, commonly referred to as ADLs. 

What are the Activities of Daily Living/ADL?

ADL acronym for Activities of Daily Living.  These activities are the fundamental tasks of daily life, and they include chores such as eating, bathing, clothing, and toileting.  For most people, these tasks are learned relatively easily and become a part of a daily routine.  For some elderly people or people with special needs, these tasks might be more difficult and might require constant reminding or rewards for completing the activities of daily living.

Why take this course? 

This course will help students better understand how to assist persons with Alzheimer’s disease or a person who needs special attention after completion of ADL training. In this course, you will learn the various levels of functional ability in persons with Alzheimer’s disease as well as the guidelines you must follow when providing care in assisted living facilities.

What you will learn?

By the end of this course, learners will be : 

  • Able to understand the core activities of daily living, also commonly known as ADLs.
  • Six fundamental skills typically needed to manage physical needs.
  • Able to identify challenges that residents with Dementia, Alzheimer’s face that prevent them from performing ADL’s.
  • Able to identify strategies to overcome challenges in assisting residents with ADL’s.
  • Able to learn how to identify and incorporate resident preferences into daily care activities in order to improve outcomes.

Our ADL Course Modules Includes:

  • Introduction
  • What are the Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)?
    Definitions
    Assistance with Ambulation
    Assistance with Bathing
    Assistance with Dressing and Grooming
    Assistance with Oral Care
    Assistance with Eating and Drinking
    Assistance with Toileting
  • Transfers
  • Understanding Resident Behaviors in Assisted Living
  • Introducing Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • Other Behaviors
  • Person-Centered Care
  • Closing

Course Features

  • Lectures 1
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 16
  • Assessments Self