Demonstrate your knowledge of quality dementia care
Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about taking the essentiALZ certification exam.
The essentiALZ certification exam is for professional care workers in long-term and community-based care settings who have completed a dementia care training program recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for incorporating the evidenced-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations.
essentiALZ certification helps position an organization at the forefront of quality dementia care, can empower staff to handle the complex challenges dementia can bring, and allows individuals living with dementia the opportunity to receive personalized, person-centered, quality care.
Only providers who have trained staff with a recognized training program are eligible to purchase essentiALZ exams. Individuals wishing to purchase a training program and become certified in essentiALZ must purchase essentiALZ — Alzheimer's Association training and certification
. The essentiALZ exam is intended for learners 18 years of age or older.