Dementia, Level 1: Dementia Capable Caregiving

Dementia Capable Caregiving Class

Upcoming Dates

Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm Print Program Flyer
Location: Vancouver, WA
Fee: $99

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Program Outline

  • Introduction to Dementia & Hallucinations and Delusions
  • Setting the Tone & Working with Families
  • Sexuality and Intimacy & Medications, Treatments and Therapies
  • Activities of Daily Living & Trauma Informed Care
  • Communication with People who have Dementia
  • Approaching Challenging Behaviors
  • Tips for Dealing with Specific Challenging Behaviors

Testimonials

“Terri was very enthusiastic and included the class [in discussion]. She used videos and visual representation.”

“I found that being able to collaborate with each person’s experience to be helpful.”

“It gave me a wonderful understanding of the process and how my clients are living.”

Details

Discover how different types of dementia affect the elderly within the long-term care population.  You will learn how to communicate effectively with dementia clients and their families, gain tools to recognize the signs/symptoms of dementia and delirium, how to respond effectively to challenging behaviors, and issues surrounding activities of daily living. You will be required to pass a written examination.

This program meets the 2018 Washington State DSHS-approved mandatory “Dementia Specialty Training” requirement for your caregiving Health Services/ Nursing staff members.

Who Should Attend?  All Health Services/ Nursing caregiving staff (RN, LPN, Med Aides, Caregivers, CNA, HCA, NAR and others) in long term care settings.

Contact Hours:  8.0

EMPLOYERS: You may register up to 6 staff at one time by using this link.

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Additional Information

Registration includes:  Attendance at program, program handout, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. All supplies are included. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.

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