By utilizing these materials, individuals will learn the advanced stages of dementia, how to focus on comfort as the primary goal in providing care, distraction strategies in meeting basic needs, protecting the dignity of the person with Alzheimer's, strategies to work with families, and much more.
Palliative Care for Alzheimer's and Advanced Dementia Book - $50
The chapter authors offer guidelines and standards of care based on contributions from nurses, physical therapists, social workers, dietitians, psychologists, family caregivers and pastors. An exhibit at the end of every chapter clearly articulates the standards of care appropriate for all advanced dementia facilities and health care staff.
The American Journal of Nursing has awarded Palliative Care for Alzheimer's and Advanced Dementia as one of the Most Valuable Texts of 2010. We are honored to receive this recognition in two categories: Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care.
Also available are:
Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia VHS or DVD - $25 each
Bathing Without a Battle DVD - $20
This affordable, web-based program has both a basic and advanced course consisting of 10 one-hour training modules. Each module uses text and streaming video focusing on person-centered care and how to best care for people with dementia living in residential care settings. This program is ideal for staff at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospice and home health organizations, adult day programs, governmental agencies, social service agencies and first responders.
For a description of the modules, pricing plans and a free demo, please visit the CARES website here.
This certification program combines the HealthCare Interactive CARES basic and advanced online training programs with Alzheimer's Association certification exams. This program is a convenient way for individuals to b recognized for learning quality dementia care practices. Through this program you can learn evidence-based best practice care for people with dementia. Topics include:
This program is recommended for family members as well as professional care providers. To learn more visit the essentiALZ website.