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Person-Centered Outcomes through Functional Approach to Recovery
June 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presented by: Select Rehabilitation, AJAS Premium Business Partner
This webinar training focuses on how a functional therapy approach can lead to greater outcomes for a more meaningful lifestyle. This will include evidence-based research supporting concepts such as how meaningful activities that reflect an elder’s preferences lead to greater quality of life and how functional-based therapy is more effective than impairment-based therapy.
- Describe ways in which a higher functional status can lead to a more meaningful lifestyle.
- Identify methods utilized by empowered therapists to achieve each elder’s desired functional outcome.
- Share how therapy might focus on increasing functions in each elder’s home in their own world.
- List functional-based therapeutic interventions that are being utilized to promote meaningful lifestyles (in place of the traditional impairment-based therapies.)
- State the results of higher functional outcomes across different types of function per diagnostic category.
Lisa Milliken, MA, CCC-SLP
Education Specialist, Select Rehabilitation
Over the last 30 years, Lisa has served as a clinician, manager, vice president, consultant, compliance and education director, and is most passionate about mentoring healthcare professionals in post-acute settings. She currently provides continuing education support to therapists in over 900 post-acute sites nationwide as an Education Specialist for Select Rehabilitation. She has presented over 100 courses at the state, regional and national levels and is a recognized speaker in the areas of regulatory affairs, documentation, dementia, healthcare leadership, polypharmacy and successful aging.
She has served as the LSHA Board President, is a past member of the Council of State Association Presidents (CSAP) and now serves as ASHA’s TX State Advocate Medicare Policy (StAMP) Representative for Texas. She is a member of the TSHA Executive Council and is Chair of the Business Management Committee. She has also recently been elected to the National Academies of Practice as a distinguished Public Policy Fellow.