Allied Health Professionals' Center

“One thing that has kept me in long-term care is just how challenging and fast moving it can be at times,” says Brian Richards, PsyD. “And how we interface with different layers of the system, different disciplines, people working with different times of day with the residents, who may experience that person very different, for example in the evening then they were throughout the day. For example a resident who is sundowning or much more cognitively impaired.”

 

Hear more from Dr. Richards on this unique patient population, working as part of a care team, and why AMDA’s younger adult project is so important.

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