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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills to better care for people with dementia and their families.
 
BUILDING YOUR MEMORY CARE SKILLS 2022
DSS-Approved Professional Staff Virtual Training
Give the Memory Care team at your facility the tools they need for their 2022 training requirements with the DSS approved highly interactive, VIRTUAL training, presented by Alzheimer’s Association. Thanks to a special supplemental grant, the cost for virtual sessions are free of charge. These proven programs meet the training requirements of the Virginia Department of Social Services (LIC-21-025).

Registration is required and space is limited. Certificates of Attendance will be issued when the training is completed. The log-in information will be sent to you 24 hours prior to your session. Contact Sharon Napper for additional information at shnapper@alz.org.

TO REGISTER: Click the session date you would like to attend or call 800.272.3900.

Print the Winter/Spring 2022 schedule.


JANUARY SESSIONS
FEBRUARY SESSIONS
MARCH SESSIONS

JANUARY 2022
Jan. 11 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr. 

  • Communication: More Than Words 
  • Aggressive Behaviors

Jan. 13 | 1 p.m. | 1 hr.
Dementia: What Is It?

Jan. 18 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr.
Falls and Wandering

Jan. 20 | 1 p.m. | 1hr.
End of Life Care

Jan. 25 | 9 a.m. | 4 hr. 

  • Dementia Care Best Practices
  • Dementia: What Is It?
  • Person-Centered Assessments
  • Falls and Wandering

Jan. 27 | 1 p.m. | 2 hr.

  • Food: More Than A Meal 
  • Making Connections

FEBRUARY 2022
Feb. 8 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr.

  • Int. Disabilities and Dementia
  • Making Connections

Feb 10 | 1 p.m. | 1 hr.
Sexuality, Intimacy, and Dementia

Feb 17 | 1 p.m. | 4 hr. 

  • Dementia: What Is It?
  • Communication: More than Words
  • Aggressive Behaviors
  • Falls and Wandering

Feb 22 | 9 a.m. | 4 hr.

  • Dementia Care Best Practices
  • Person-Centered Assessments
  • Depression and Dementia
  • Dementia: What Is It?

Feb 24 | 1 p.m. | 1 hr. 
Bathing Made Simple

MARCH 2022
Mar. 8 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr.

  • Technology and Dementia
  • Falls and Wandering

Mar. 10 | 1 p.m. | 2 hr.

  • Bridging the Gap between Families and Caregivers
  • Stress, the client, families and you

Mar. 15 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr.

  • Activities: How and Why
  • Making connections

Mar. 17 | 1 p.m. | 4 hr. 

  • Dementia Best Care Practices
  • Dementia: What Is It?
  • Reducing the Risk of Falls
  • Aggressive Behaviors

Mar. 22 | 9 a.m. | 2 hr.

  • End of Life Care
  • Person-Centered Assessments