Considering Sensory Processing When Working With Older Adults with Sarah of Sensory for Dementia

Considering Sensory Processing When Working With Older Adults with Sarah of Sensory for Dementia

For today’s episode, Dr. Mike Chua is with Sarah Nord. She is an occupational therapist, a certified dementia practitioner and the founder of Sensory for Dementia. They discuss about what a sensory environment is and the three other senses in the body. Sarah also shares about how she incorporate those techniques in her practice and a bit about what she’s going to talk about in the virtual geriatric summit.

In this episode:
02:05 – Sarah talks about her background and her journey into caring for older adults with dementia.
04:12 – Sarah discuss what sensory processing is and how she incorporates it to her practice.
08:06 – Sarah talks a bit about her topic in the virtual geriatric summit.
09:22 – Are those services billable?
11:21 – Sarah shares her parting wisdom to the listeners.

Website: https://sensoryfordementia.com/

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About the Author

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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