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On-Site Training Opportunities
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About Dementia
This program teaches dementia care staff to understand Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and how changes in the brain contribute to difference behaviors and communication limitations.  ($300—$350)
Three 1-hour sessions (may be delivered all together or on separate occasions)
• Basics of Dementia
• Improving Communication
• Understanding Behavior


Topical Programs
These programs incorporate lecture, small group discussion, group activities and exercise to facilitate skill building and knowledge enhancement of specific care areas. ($175—$225 per topical program) Each topical program is 2-hours each and may be broken into two 1-hour sessions if desired.
• Enhancing Mealtimes
• Reducing Pain
• Social Engagement & Activities
• Putting the Person First: The Basics of Person-Centered Care
• Maintaining Dignity Through Personal Care
• Keeping People Safe: Approaches to Wandering & Dementia
• Providing Comfort: Late Dementia Care
• Rekindling the Caring Spirit: Stress    Management
• Intimacy, Sexuality & Dementia

Learning to Lead
This program is designed for administrators and managers.  It teaches supervisors how to serve as team leaders and how to create a plan and vision for quality dementia care within the long-term care setting. ($300—$350)Three 1-hour sessions
• Leading the Team
• Classroom to Practice
• Building a Vision

Foundations of Dementia Care
A comprehensive training programs for your facility!  The 12-hour programs offers a flexible schedule option to fit your unique needs.
5 modules. ($700-$900)
• Learning to Lead (3 hours)
• About Dementia (3 hours)
• Enhancing Mealtime (2 hours)
• Reducing Pain (2 hours)
• Making Connections (2 hours)


 

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