BBET

BEHAVIOR-BASED ERGONOMICS THERAPIES (BBET)

AWARD-WINNING INDIVIDUALIZED ACTIVITIES PROGRAM FOR ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA RESIDENTS


The BBET program can be adapted to all levels of memory care. It has been implemented in:

  • Skilled Alzheimer’s Unit
  • Adult Day Services
  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Cottages / Apartments
  • Memory Support Centers
  • Hospice

The BBET Program consists of four therapies customized to each individual resident’s interests and capabilities (as a complement to group activities):

  • Music Therapy (library of 60 selections)
  • Video Therapy (library of 60 selections)
  • Stimulating Therapy (library of 30 selections)
  • Memory Prop Therapy (for each individual resident)

                    BBET Resource Center

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                      BBET Therapies in Action

 

 

Benefits of the BBET Program for staff:

  • Convenient & available 24/7
  • Engages residents without one-on-one attention
  • Comprehensive training to identify signs of stress before behaviors escalate
  • Residents are calm for hours after the therapy and often sleep better
  • ADL care is smoother and more efficient

 

Benefits of the BBET Program for residents and families:

  • Therapies are individualized, providing both comfort and appropriate cognitive exercise
  • Variety of non-pharmacological options for managing behaviors and engaging residents
  • Enhances family visits & interactions
  • Reports summarize data on BBET utilization & trends for families in care conferences
  • Improves each resident’s quality of life