Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Carol is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioner.

nccpdThis 8-hour class provides health care professionals with fundamental information on dementia & dementia care. The participant will foster sensitivity & respect for the dementia client, thus helping to enhance the quality of life of dementia clients. This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP® certification and who qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Dementia Care Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP web site or just come for the education.

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Date: Saturday January 20, 2018

Time: 8:30am – 5pm

Location: OPICA Adult Day Care Program & Counseling Center  11759 Missouri Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90025

Objectives: After attending this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Define Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias
  • Discuss the current diagnosis and treatment of dementia
  • Explore 3 communication techniques to utilize with a dementia client
  • Develop 3 sensitive approaches for assisting dementia clients with activities of daily living
  • Identify 4 common causes of aggressive, repetitive, and sundowning behaviors in older adults
  • Describe 4 behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce, or eliminate difficult care situations
  • Examine challenges related to caregiver stress
  • Utilize caregiver stress reduction techniques
  • Develop a wandering preparedness team
  • Recognize issues of sexuality and the dementia client
  • Explore end of life care of a dementia client

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