STAR: a dementia-specific training program for staff in assisted living residences.

@article{Teri2005STARAD,
  title={STAR: a dementia-specific training program for staff in assisted living residences.},
  author={Linda Teri and Piruz Huda and Laura E Gibbons and Heather Young and June van Leynseele},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={686-93}
}
PURPOSE This article describes, and provides data on, an innovative, comprehensive, dementia-specific training program designed to teach direct care staff in assisted living residences to improve care and reduce problems in residents with dementia. DESIGN AND METHODS STAR-which stands for Staff Training in Assisted living Residences-provides two 4-hr workshops augmented by four individualized on-site consultations and three leadership sessions. Developed by means of an iterative process of… CONTINUE READING
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