Offering you individualized support to meet your unique needs
Offering a variety of innovative and evidence-based workshops to meet your training needs
Acquire the knowledge on what the risk factors are for dementia, how to reduce your risk, and to implement a plan
Understand the basics about cognitive disorders and available treatment options and innovative approaches to care
Take this course and then apply to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners!
Learn about the symptoms of dementia and experience what it is like to have dementia
Learn about the symptoms of dementia and innovative, non-pharmacological interventions for care
Discover the perfect design set-up for individuals with dementia
Learn about the eating challenges faced for an individual with dementia and how to create a dining program that will increase appetite and food consumption, increase or maintain weight, decrease supplemental use, and improve quality of life
Acquire new skills in managing psychotropic medications, attempting gradual dose reductions, working through new or emerging symptoms, and incorporating non-pharmacological techniques
Validate your understanding about the new symptoms observed in residents admitted to long-term care facilities and how to best support and treat these symptoms, especially with new or emerging symptoms and crisis situations
We customize programs and non-pharmacological tools for your residents or patients.
This program supports the CMS requirement for use of non-pharmacological intervention before prescribing or increasing psychotropic medications to manage behavioral symptoms of dementia. An aromatherapy program brings an effective and safe solution to healthcare providers, caregivers, and the like. This program will include:
Doll Therapy is a powerful non-pharmacological intervention that promotes independence, unconditional love, and purpose, but also provides much needed tactile, visual and even auditory stimulation for optimal brain health in those with dementia.
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Pet Therapy Programs allow for a connection that promotes unconditional love and purpose, while engaging those with dementia through tactile, visual and auditory stimulation.
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The Wellness Dining Program will implement several aspects into the dining process to help connect the individual with dementia to the feeding process to promote independence, enjoyment, and palatable eating. This program will help your residents or patients avoid weight loss, increase consumption, and even lower the use of supplements. Included are:
The Brain Health Program promotes the evidenced-based pillars that have been found to lower one's risk for further cognitive decline. It is not a cure for dementia but a solution to help the individual with dementia live a more independent life for as long as possible. This program will include:
Communication is key in dementia care. As the individual progresses, communication will become more difficult. It's important that staff and caregivers understand how to effectively communicate with those who have dementia. This program includes:
The Experiential Program focuses on music and the arts in tapping into auditory, visual, and tactile stimulation for those with dementia. This promotes brain health by increasing attention and concentration but decreasing anxiety, fear, and confusion. This program includes:
The Psychotropic Program is a structured process that helps you manage this part of your residents' or patients' care, along with their prescribers. It helps you stay in compliance, while ensuring quality of life for those in your care. It helps boost your Quality Measures and 5-Star Rating but also increases reimbursement and survey compliance. This program includes: