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

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 600,000 people daily.

Manage over 5,300 points of service in all 50 states and 15 countries.
 

Support approximately 400,000 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

Sponsorships and grants

Amanda Leggett, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan to fund her research focusing on measuring and classifying different styles of caregiving and how they affect health outcomes. 
 

Publications

Response to COVID-19 in long term and community based care. Guidance 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.

Emergency Preparedness: Caring for persons living with dementia in a long-term or community-based care setting. Guidance from the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Provider Roundtable. Open access. Staff resource. April 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 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, please complete an application. Contact Douglas Pace, NHA, at dpace@alz.org with any questions.

Download the Dementia Care Provider Roundtable Flyer (PDF).

Dementia Care Provider Roundtable members

Amada
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Comfort Keepers
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