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ECHO Session 2 – Ethical Considerations on Communication & Discussion of a Dementia Diagnosis

Ethics in Dementia Care ECHO

An eight week ECHO series focusing on ethical matters surrounding the care of persons living with dementia to improve quality of life and better support healthcare professionals.

This series is open to any and all persons who provide direct or indirect care for persons living with dementia and their families in any care setting or home and community-based services.

This session will focus on ethical considerations on communication and discussion of a dementia diagnosis.

Topics Covered:

  • Responding to Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care
  • Ethical Considerations on Communication & Discussion fo a Dementia Diagnosis
  • Respecting Choices and Decision Making: Evaluating Competency & Capacity in Persons with Dementia
  • Navigating Ethical Choices: Ensuring Safety and Autonomy for Older Adults Living Alone
  • Ethically Navigating Relationships and Sexual Activity in Persons with Dementia
  • Safety, Support, & Autonomy in Person-Centered Dementia Care
  • Medical Treatments at End-of-Life Ethics Conversation
  • Ethical Principles for Quality of Life at End-of-Life

Contact Information

For more information or have questions, please contact Jaime Cobb Tinsley at jcobb@jameslwest.org

Certification & Credits
Up to 8 hours of CEU credits for Social Work, Nursing, LPC, Administrators in the State of Texas pending approval, and Certificates of Completion.

To register, sign up on the ECHO website.


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We invite you and your loved one with dementia to give us a try! Join us for one of our upcoming free programs to experience the joy that can be found in every day at the James L. West Senior Day Program.