Guidelines for structuring community care and supports for people with intellectual disabilities affected by dementia

Guidelines for structuring community care and supports for people with intellectual disabilities affected by dementia. Jokinen, J. Janicki, M.P., Keller, S.M., McCallion, P., Force, L.T. and the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices. (2013). Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 10(1), 1-28.

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Guidelines for Structuring Community Care and Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia

Guidelines for Structuring Community Care and Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia (2013). Jokinen, N., Janicki, M.P., Keller, S.M., McCallion, P., Force, L.T. & The National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, (10)1, 1-24. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jppi.12016/abstract

Benefits of Forging Partnerships with Academic Institutions: Putting the Pieces Together

February 09, 2012

Chicago, Illinois

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HealthMatters CAP Team (Dina Donohue-Chase, Kristin Krok, and Beth Marks) was invited by Easter Seals to present on experiences in forging collaborations between community-based organizations and academic institutions. The focus of the webinar was on creating community academic partnerships and building capacity among community based organizations to develop infrastructure for culturally relevant health promotion research, service learning, and evidence-based trainings for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

HealthMatters – Improving Health Status among Individuals with Disabilities through a Health Promotion Program

February 29, 2012

Dina Donohue-Chase, Kristin Krok, and Beth Marks) was invited by Easter Seals to present on increasing awareness around health promotion among both community agencies and individuals with I/DD—and spread the message that health promotion is everyone’s responsibility within an organization regardless of job description. The team will discuss HealthMatters Program, a health promotion program for individuals with I/DD and how it can be used to build capacity within an organization and among individuals served to increase healthy lifestyles and decrease health disparities.