Supporting Healing from Grief and Loss in Nursing Facilities
December 13, 2023
2 – 3 p.m. EST
ACCME CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED.
Grief and loss symptoms from resident death are often similar to those experienced from family or friend loss. This webinar session will provide an overview of the bereavement concerns that can arise when nursing home residents and staff experience the death of a resident. Content will review the emotional and psychological responses to loss through the five stages of grief. The discussion will further inform on postvention activities to support self-care and healing for residents and nursing home staff.
- List types of grief and symptoms.
- Define the five stages of grief and potential impacts.
- List strategies for self-support and healing.
- Identify ‘postvention’ opportunities to support nursing home staff and residents after a patient death.
Speaker: Diana Padilla, MCPC, CARC, CASAC-T