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Dementia Care Training

Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers Workshop

Working with people who have dementia is about more than redirection. It’s about understanding and interacting with another human being. The Alzheimer’s Association has received a generous three year gift to present a quarterly, free, one-day workshop* in Louisville to help professionals who encounter the joys and challenges of caregiving every day.

The first offering of this workshop - Louisville on April 13, 2018

This workshop will help professionals:

• Communicate more effectively with those who have dementia
• Understand and Respond to Dementia-Related Behaviors
• Learn techniques that make bathing those with dementia easier
  for the individual and caregiver
• Understand and respond to sexual needs of those with dementia

*7.3 CE hours available through the Kentucky Board of Nursing and the Kentucky Board of Social Work

Quarterly offerings will be available January, April July and November. The July 2018 training will be held in Lexington, KY. Don’t miss out on this free training opportunity

To register call 800.272.3900.

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In-Service Programs

Web-Based Training Programs

Dementia Care Training

Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ is an online individual dementia care certification program that provides recognition for knowledge of quality dementia care practices.
http://www.alz.org/essentialz

CARES®

CARES online training, developed collaboratively by the Alzheimer's Association and HealthCare Interactive, is a person-centered, easy-to-remember approach to caring for an individual with dementia at any stage of the disease. The CARES training modules use a wide variety of interactive techniques, featuring demonstrations by real CNA's and staff members working with actual people living with dementia. CEUs are available for CARES dementia Basics & Advanced Care online training.

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