I am currently going to classes to earn my Validation Therapy Worker Certificate. For those not familiar with Validation Therapy, it is a communication technique and tool for working with the very old maloriented. ("Take me home to my husband now!"House has been sold and spouse has passed away years ago.) I am finding it very difficult to practice where I work because of the number of non-verbal residents we have and I keep getting flipped to all units and cannot establish a relationship with one resident.
Any one out there doing the same now?
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