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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 have been attended by activity professionals, administrators, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers and staff trainers. Many of our online programs offer CEUs and certification.

Training programs

Online Training for Professional Caregivers: CARES. The Alzheimer's Association has teamed up with HealthCare Interactive to develop CARES online training. CARES is a peron-centered, easy-to-remember approach to care for any person in any situation and at any level of dementia thinking decline. CARES stands for: Connect with the person, Assess behaviors, Respond appropriately, Evaluate what works, and Share with others. Fore more information about CARES programs go to http://www.hcinteractive.com/ProfessionalCARES

Get Trained. Get Certified. It's essentiALZ.   Do you provide care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer's? The Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ certification program is a convenient way for individuals to be recognized for learning quality dementia care practices.  The essentiALZ program combines select HealthCare Interactive CARES online dementia care training with Alzheimer's Association certification exams. To find out more go to http://www.hcinteractive.com/essentialz

 

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Web-based training programs

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/

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