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Dementia Care Training

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  1. 6 Hour Dementia Care Basic Package

    In this course package the learner will gain knowledge about the different stages of Alzheimer’s disease, identify challenges in communication, memory loss and techniques to manage and deal with behaviors of a person with memory loss.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 6
    • Understand the Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
    • Changes That Occur In an Aging Person's Memory
    $95.95
  2. End of Life Care and Treatments

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with end-of-life topics. This course engages the learner in understanding experiences that can positively or negatively influence a client’s end-of-life experience. Perceptions, personal preparation, values and beliefs, and ways caregiver prejudice and influence can alter a client’s end-of-life experience are discussed. The importance of culture, relationships, and caring for the bereaved is explored.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Understand the Definition of the End of Life
    • Recognize Several Symptoms of the Dying Process
    $19.99
  3. Respecting Diversity: Clients, Staff, and Family

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with key concepts related to respecting diversity and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination. Terminology regarding diversity and discrimination will be presented. The course engages the learner in identifying and challenging one’s own prejudices and ways to minimize prejudice and discrimination in the workplace.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • The Concept of Diversity
    • Ways to Minimize Prejudice and Discrimination
    $19.99
  4. Cultural Competence and Sensitivity in the LBGTQ Community

    The purpose of the course is to familiarize the learner with the LGBTQ community and to provide guidelines for providing culturally sensitive care. Key terminology is presented. The course helps the learner to identify ways that ensure the provision of culturally competent and informed care, including staff training.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • General Guidelines In The Care Of The LGBTQ Community
    • Information About Gender Identity
    $19.99
  5. Managing Nutritional Status: Malnutrition and Dehydration

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with nutrition, malnutrition and dehydration, and the impact on the older adult. Information on challenges associated eating and nutrition, the impact of the dining environment on nutritional status, and ways to prevent malnutrition and dehydration will be presented. This course engages the learners in how to assist a person with eating and identify the signs of malnutrition and dehydration.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Nutritional Needs of the Senior Population
    • Safe Food Preparation and Storage
    $19.99
  6. After the Fall

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic information about how to prevent falls and what to do if a fall occurs. Information about signs and symptoms of injuries is presented. The course also discusses the type of training required to determine whether to seek medical care for a person who has fallen.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 20 Min
    • Provide Information About Fall Prevention
    • How to Make the Home a Safe Environment
    $9.99
  7. Duties of a Caregiver

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic tasks of caregiving. Information about basic principles of caregiving are presented for the caregiver working in home care settings. The course engages the learner in the core principles of caregiving, home safety, and methods to reduce work-related stress.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Tasks That Caregivers Provide
    • Principles That Help You Do Your Job Well
    $19.99
  8. Promoting Client Independence

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with knowledge and skills needed to promote independence while providing care to clients. Strategies are provided to help the learner provide care that promotes the physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being of the client. The course engages the learner in an overview of techniques used for restoring independence, and an introduction into the use of assistive devices. Information about the changing needs of the client and person-centered care is provided.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Understand Each Client’s Unique Abilities
    • Employ Techniques for Restoring Independence
    $19.99
  9. Falls in Assisted Living

    The purpose of this course is to enable the learner to recognize people in assisted living (AL) facilities who may be at higher risk of falling and apply methods to prevent falls. Evidence-based practices and interventions for assessing and reducing fall risk are discussed, and the learner is engaged in exploring these techniques. Recommendations from nationally recognized organizations and the findings from a 2012 Cochrane Review of fall reduction interventions are presented to enable the learner to apply them in practical situations when working with seniors in AL communities.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Factors Associated With Increased Fall Risk in Seniors
    • Strategies to Help Prevent Falls
    $19.99
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Activities for People Living with Dementia

    The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas are explored along with choices as they relate to the stage of disease a resident maybe in. The correlation between activities and agitation is discussed along with tips for managing escalating behavior during activities.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Principles for Creating Activities
    • Managing Escalating Behavior during Activities
    $19.99
  13. 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
  14. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 1
    • Diseases That Cause Dementia
    • Stages and Characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease
    $19.99
  15. 8 Hour Dementia Care Advanced Package

    In this course package the learner will gain knowledge about the different care strategies associated with Alzheimer’s disease, activities for meaningful dementia care, medication administration, behavior management and sexuality of person’s with dementia.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 8
    • Working With a Client As an Individual
    • Understand the Importance of Activities and Ways to Make Daily Activities More Meaningful
    $127.95
  16. 12 Hour Dementia Care Ultimate Package

    In this course package the learner will gain knowledge about theories of care when dealing with different dementia's, activities for meaningful dementia care, medication administration, behavior management, communication, and self-care for dementia caregivers.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 12
    • Changes That Occur In an Aging Person's Memory
    • The Importance of Working with Your Client's Family
    $183.99
  17. Assisted Living Dementia Care Staff Training Kit

    The Assisted Living Dementia Care Staff Training Kit provides you with practical training materials and DVDs that make it easy to conduct dementia care staff training in your Assisted Living or Residential Care Community. This kit is perfect for training new staff as well as conducting ongoing in-services.
    Course Number:
    • Training Materials and DVDs
    • Course Hours: 12
    • Essential training your staff needs
    • Combining multiple DVD training modules organized by topic
    $1,198.99
  18. Dementia Care Manual for Assisted Living and Residential Care

    Sound dementia care policies and procedures are critical to safe and effective resident care. With over 40% of assisted living residents suffering from Alzheimer's disease or some other dementia, it is essential that you supply your staff with the tools, information, and best practices needed for success
    Course Number:
    • Policy Manual
    • 237 Page Manual
    • Dementia Care Policies and Procedures
    • Field-Tested by Experienced Assisted Living and Residential Care Professionals
    $198.99
  19. 6 Hour Alzheimer's Care Basic Package

    This 6 Hour Alzheimer's Care Package is designed to describe the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and how it affects individuals as well as friends and family.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 6
    • Learn Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's and How it Affects the Brain
    • Steps on How to Simplify Your Speech and More Easily Communicate with a Person Who Has Dementia
    $95.99
  20. 8 Hour Alzheimer’s Care Advanced Package

    This 8 Hour Alzheimer's Care Package gives an in-depth discussion of the process for diagnosing and caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease.
    Course Number:
    • Online Training Course
    • Credit Hours: 8
    • Recognize Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer's
    • Steps to Diffuse Extreme Behavior Before It Begins
    $127.95
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