Positive Physical Approaches and Hand Under Hand
A Teepa Snow Positive Approaches to Care Workshop
Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Place: Online Zoom Meeting
Presented By: Sarah Putman- Director of Education
This workshop focuses on Positive Approach to Care "care partnering" techniques, including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH). These newly learned skills enable care partners to shift from simply "dealing with the behaviours" to creating a positive and caring environment.
Learners develop observational skills needed to recognize signals of “unmet needs and growing distress” in the person, they care for and respond in a way that reduces anxiety and improves the quality of life
Apply Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH) in everyday situations.
Describe the importance of doing "with", not "to".
Demonstrate observational skills necessary to recognize and address unmet
emotional and physical needs.
Describe and demonstrate ways to help the person being cared for feel productive and