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Delaware Assisted Living Training

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  1. Caring for Persons with Dementia: Behaviors and Communication

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Common Behaviors Seen in Persons With Dementia
    • Responding to Behavioral Expressions of Distress
    $19.99
  2. Caring for the Person with Dementia: Activities of Daily Living, Nutrition, and Hydration

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Behavioral Signs and Symptoms of Pain
    • Strategies to Prevent Dehydration and Malnutrition
    $19.99
  3. Medications and Dementia

    The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Side Effects of Commonly Used Psychotropic Medications
    • Understand the Role of Medication in Memory Care
    $19.99
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