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Behaviors in Patients with Cognitive Impairment, an OCHCH Lunch & Learn

Thursday, May 23, 2024 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM) (EDT)


OCHCH has partnered with Dr. Shawn Weiss to cure your lunchtime content doldrums! Grab your lunch and join us for casual, 30-minute conversations on topics that matter to you and your teams. Each lunch and learn will be targeted and approachable – with plenty of interaction to ensure we maximize our time.

This week's topic:  Behaviors in Patients with Cognitive Impairment

  • Causes of Behavioral Issues with Cognitive Impairment
  • Common Behavioral Issues with Cognitive Impairment
  • Strategies to help prevent or de-escalate

Our Presenter

Dr. Shawn A. Weiss B.S. Educ., PT, DPT, CDP, CADDCT, FPS
Doctor of Physical Therapy Certified Fall Prevention Specialist
Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer

Dr. Shawn Weiss is a licensed Physical Therapist, Functional Wellness Coach, and Healthcare Executive. She is Founder/Owner of Select Home Care, a licensed Medicare Skilled Home Health Agency established 20 years ago in 2004 in Columbus, Ohio. Her agency provides Nursing, Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy services to older adults. Dr. Weiss is also the President of Senior Health and Wellness Group, where she does keynote speaking, consulting, and education/training services for caregivers, family members, and other medical professionals in the areas of Senior Health.

Most recently she started Balance Functional Wellness, an Online Health Coaching platform helping individuals maximize their Optimal Health by addressing six vital Health pillars; Exercise, Sleep, Stress, Nutrition, Emotional Health, and Gut Health.

Dr. Weiss obtained a B.S. in Education with a minor in English from Otterbein College in 1992. Deciding to pursue her passion, she earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in 1998. She also completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in 2010. Shawn is a Certified Falls Prevention Specialist, Certified Dementia Practitioner , and Certified Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disease Care Trainer.

She is published in the area of Falls Prevention in Assisting Living Communities with an emphasis on Cognitive Impairment. Most recently she completed her Functional Medicine Coursework as well as a Food as Medicine certificate. Shawn’s proactive holistic approach to healthcare focuses on wellness and prevention strategies, with an emphasis on improving both Physical and Emotional health for her clients. By incorporating Root Cause health into her assessment and treatment protocols, Dr. Weiss creates individual programs for her clients that maximize their quality of life and overall joy!


Members with Education Pass - $0
Members (no Education Pass) - $29
Non-Members - $39

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Drew Cook
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Thursday, May 23, 2024 (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM) (EDT)
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