Our programs and meetings have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Many of our programs offer CEUs.
Activities in Dementia Care
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 15, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn St., Cincinnati, OH 45203 - 3rd Floor Conference Room
Cost: There is a $15 fee for the CEU.
Registration: Reservations must be made in advance and are guaranteed only with payment. Click here for a registration form or call 800-272-3900.
Continuing Education: Approved for one (1) hour of continuing education for activity professionals, nurses and social workers in Ohio.
Family Support Group Facilitator Training
Date and Time: Thursday, March 30, 9 - 12:15 p.m.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn Street, Cincinnati, OH - 3rd Floor Conference Room
Cost: $30 per person*. Advance registration is required. Space is limited.
*There is no fee for volunteer facilitators of affiliated Alzheimer’s Association support groups in Greater Cincinnati.
Registration: Reservations must be made in advance and are guaranteed only with payment. Click here for a registration form or call Alzheimer's Association, 800-272-3900
Continuing Education: Approved for 3 hours continuing education for Ohio social workers.
Ethical Considerations in Dementia Care
This is a special program for social workers focusing on ethical considerations in the care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Topics include disclosing the diagnosis, safety concerns, decision-making ability, end-of-life care and more. This program will satisfy the 3-hour ethics requirement for social work continuing education in Ohio.
Date and Time: Thursday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30.
Where: To Be Determined
Registration: Reservations must be made in advance and are guaranteed only with payment.
Cost: $35.00 per person
Continuing Education: Approved for 3 hours of continuing education in ethics for Ohio social workers. CEUs may be transferrable to nurses. For more details contact the Alzheimer's Association at 1-800-272-3900.
Foundations of Dementia Care In-service Trainings
What: As part of the Alzheimer’s Association National Campaign for Quality Residential Care, this training program provides long-term care professionals with hands-on practices based on the latest research and expert advice in the dementia care field. There are a variety of training modules including the following practice areas:
- Learning to Lead (3 sessions)
- About Dementia (3 sessions)
- Enhancing Mealtime (2 sessions)
- Reducing Pain (2 sessions)
- Making Connections (2 sessions)
- Preventing Falls (2 sessions)
- Understanding Wandering (2 sessions)
- Encouraging Restraint-free Care (2 sessions)
- Providing End-of-Life Care (3 sessions)
Where: On-site at health care facilities or other care providers.
Cost: $100 per one-hour session
CEUs: Call (513) 721-4284 for current information about CEU approval for these modules.
Contact: To schedule a training at your facility, call our main office at (513) 721-4284 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Dates are subject to staff availability.
Tactics for Encountering a Person with Alzheimer's or Dementia
What: A free one-hour training session provided to area police and fire departments. This program includes an overview of dementia, discussion of common emergency encounters with memory-impaired persons, communication techniques, and information about the MedicAlert®+Safe Return® program—a nationwide program that assists in identifying and returning memory-impaired individuals who wander or become lost.
Where: On-site at police and fire departments in the tri-state area.
When: Offered upon request. Dates subject to staff availability.
Contact: (513) 721-4284 or 1-800-272-3900 or e-mail email@example.com to schedule a program.
CARES: A Dementia Caregiving Approach
This affordable, Web-based program has six one-hour training modules that are geared primarily to direct care workers, particularly nursing assistants. Each module uses text and streaming video to illustrate how to best care for people with dementia living in residential care settings. Topics include:
- Clara Jones and her Care Team
- Introduction to Dementia
- Understanding Behavior as Communication
- Making a Connection with the Resident
- Eating Well
- Recognizing Pain
For a description of the modules, pricing plans and a free demo, go to http://www.caresprogram.com/