About professional training
The Alzheimer's Association is committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families. Our training and education programs are geared to professionals working in both community-based and residential care settings.
Our programs and meetings have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Many of our programs offer CEUs.
Web-based training programs
Care and Compliance Group
Today more than five million people are living with Alzheimer's disease, and the number is on the rise. The demand for quality, trained Alzheimer's care professionals is more important than ever. To ensure care professionals are well prepared, Alzheimer's Association, Orange County Chapter has partnered with Care and Compliance Group to offer nine online training courses. CEUs approved for CA RCFE, CA NHA, CNA and BRN. Approved by CDSS and NAB (NCERS).
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.
Dementia Care Training for Team Leaders
This program provides guidance for those who supervise others involved in the care of people with dementia: nurses, unit coordinators, administrators, activity directors or others in leadership positions.