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What is Function Focused Care?

We recognize that increasing function and physical activity is critical to quality of life and clinical outcomes for older adults, but this doesn't always happen.  This website will provide helpful information and techniques on how to encourage residents, even those who may be confused or unwilling, to participate in routine daily functional tasks and engage in other types of physical activity such as walking or exercise classes.  

 

Click here to view a recorded version of presentations given by Dr. Resnick and Dr. Galik about Function Focused Care.  It may take a few minutes for the recording to download. You can also click here to dowload the Power Point slides that accompany the presentation.

We encourage you to use the recording and slides to help share what you have learned with your colleagues.