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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 Skills:  A Person Centered Approach
This course is offered as a 12-hour 2-day training and the cost to attend is $100 per person for the series.  Registration is required.  Certificates of Attendance will be issued upon completion of training and recipt of payment. For more information, please contact Fran Foster at 804-967-2580 or e-mail ffoster@alz.org. Next training TBD. 

Activity Training
This training is designed to provide instruction for activity coordinators who provide services to residents/participants with dementia in assisted living facilities or adult day care centers.  Activity coordinators for special care units can meet requirements in section 22 VAC 40-73-1120 F. 5. of the Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities (40 hours of training in adult group activities/recognizing and assessing activity needs of residents) by completing this 23-hour program, a 5-hour pre-requisite assignment, and 12 Hours of "Building Your Skills for Dementia Care:  A Person-Centered Approach" training offered by the Alzheimer's Association. 

Cost for the Activity Training is $50 for all three days which includes lunch each day.  For more information, please contact Fran Foster at 804-967-2580 or e-mail ffoster@alz.org.  Next training TBD.