About the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Provider Roundtable (AADCPR) is to advance care and support services for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias and their caregivers, through the dissemination and adoption of evidence-based Practice Recommendations. The AADCPR is a consortium of thought leaders from the dementia care provider industry including assisted living, nursing home, and home and community based services.

Nationwide impact

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for dementia care professionals

Get guidance — including the new Roundtable-sponsored video — on providing Alzheimer's and dementia care in long-term and community-based care settings during a major disease outbreak or disaster such as COVID-19.

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Through the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable, the Alzheimer's Association brings together industry leaders to discuss key areas in Alzheimer's care and support practices in a precompetitive platform.

The Roundtable meets twice a year in person, and also convenes by video conference twice a year, for coverage of topics identified by members as the most current critical needs. The Roundtable may also focus on specific issues facing the AD field that impact many of the member companies by forming a Task Force or Work Group.

Roundtable members explore a broad range of Alzheimer's cutting edge care and support topics, including:

  • Challenges of person-centered care implementation.
  • Evaluating person-centered care practices and outcomes.
  • Working better with diverse families.
  • Gaps in psychosocial research.

Scope and reach

Combined, members of the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable:
 

Serve over half a million people daily.

Manage nearly 5,000 points of service in all 50 states and 15 countries.

Support approximately 350,000 staff.

Representation among Roundtable members

The Roundtable includes members from various service lines. Each service line represents a different perspective along the continuum of care for long-term care and community-based providers. This ensures that the Roundtable focuses on a range of issues relevant to multiple levels of care.

Roundtable accomplishments

Publications

Response to COVID-19 in long term and community based care from the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Provider Roundtable. Open access. White paper. August 2021.

What is really needed to provide effective, person-centered care for behavioral expressions of dementia? Guidance from the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Provider Roundtable. Open access. The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Nov. 1, 2020.

Video

Caring for People Living with Dementia During an Emergency is a video developed by the Roundtable which provides tips and guidance for professionals in long-term and community-based care settings currently facing COVID-19 challenges. The video walks you through recommendations to provide person-centered care, prevent illness, help family and friends stay connected, assist with eating and drinking, monitor walking and unsafe wandering, and observe and respond to dementia-related behavior.

Contact us to join the Roundtable

Annual membership to join is $5,000 per organization for two members. The Roundtable meets twice a year in person, and also convenes by video conference twice a year.

If you are interested in joining the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable or have questions, please contact Douglas Pace, NHA, at dpace@alz.org.

Download the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable Flyer

Dementia Care Provider Roundtable members

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