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Quality Care Campaign
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The Alzheimer's Association is working to improve the quality of care for people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. To make sure that dementia care is safe and respectful for every individual, our Campaign for Quality Care has taken the lead in three ways.



For people living with Alzheimer's and caregivers

What is good care?
How to find it
Planning and paying for care
Communicating with care providers
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For health care providers

Classroom and Web-based trainings for health care supervisors and direct care workers in assisted living and nursing homes
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Practice recommendations

In residential care settings

All of our efforts to improve dementia care are based on our Dementia Care Practice Recommendations.
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Alzheimer's Association Campaign for Quality Residential Care

More than 50 percent of individuals living in nursing homes and assisted living residences have some form of dementia. With the increasing need for long-term care, our Campaign for Quality Residential Care is establishing standards of dementia care to improve quality of life for people with dementia living in long-term care settings.

Our campaign has three components to:

  • Educate the public to recognize and choose quality dementia care

  • target=_self>Train health care professionals to provide quality dementia care in long-term care settings

  • Advocate with long-term care providers and policy makers to use our recommendations to improve dementia care

All components of the campaign are based on our Dementia Care Practice Recommendations, which incorporate the latest research and field evidence. The recommendations are backed by 28 leading health and senior care organizations.

Learn more

 Quality Care Campaign brochure (2 pages)

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.