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Tailored Activity Program for Persons with Dementia and Caregivers - Drexel University

This individualized, family-centric program provides people living with dementia with activities that are tailored to their abilities and interests and instructs caregivers (formal and informal) in the use of activities as part of daily care routines. The program is currently in use throughout the United States and in other countries including Brazil, Scotland, Russia, Italy, Australia, Hong Kong, and Chile.

Training Format:

  • Six 50-minute online learning modules
  • Access to treatment manual, documentation binder, worksheets, forms, and select articles
  • A 2-hour (virtual) webinar training
  • Up to three coaching calls
  • Review of pre and post brief videos of activity engagement, and activity prescriptions for up to three cases
  • Access to a chat room to share and problem solve cases
  • Two-year licensing agreement

Program Outcomes:

  • Improve quality of life of persons living with dementia
  • Reduce behavioural symptoms
  • Reduce caregiver time providing care
  • Improve caregiver engagement and sense of efficacy and overall well being