Optimum care for persons with dementia requires specialized skills and exceptional sensitivity to client/resident needs.
The Alzheimer's Association Mid-Missouri Chapter is pleased to offer training based on today’s best practices in dementia care.
Benefits to you, your staff, your organization, and those you serve:
• State regulations can be addressed and met
• Properly trained staff are more productive and stay with the
• Successful supervisors learn to model and motivate effectively
• Positive connectiveness with persons with dementia & their families
Our field-tested training features:
• A Person-centered approach
• Interactive learning
• A highly skilled, experienced, and engaging trainer - a registered
nurse with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing
• Classroom and online training modules
The Alzheimer's Association is a trusted resource for dementia care practices across the nation. Our local chapter is your advocate here in Mid-Missouri, offering support and services to persons with dementia, to their families, and to the thousands of professionals who provide care.
The care practices your staff will learn are based on the latest research and expert evidence in the field of dementia care. Leading health and senior care organizations back these practices, which are described in the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Residences, available at http://www.alz.org/.
Foundations of Dementia Care for Professional Caregivers
Learn fundamentals of truly effective dementia care through a better understanding of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Participants will take home strategies for creating an environment of improved communication skills and fewer unwanted/difficult behaviors in professional caregiving settings. Cost is $35.00
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Contact Joetta Coen, Associate Director, Programs & Services (573.443.8665 or firstname.lastname@example.org) about this training opportunity.