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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Glenwood Life Center
Event organized by Glenwood Life Center

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Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
This is the required class for those pursuing CDP certification and those who qualify Or just come for the education.

Dementia curriculum includes:
Overview of dementia, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment
Communication, feelings, depression
Repetitive behaviors, paranoia, hallucinations, wandering, hoarding, aggressive behaviors
Catastrophic reactions
Intimacy, sexuality
Nutrition, pain
Activities, environment, staff and
Family support
Diversity, cultural competence
Spiritual care and end of life issues

Who should attend?
Anyone who works with persons with dementia in any setting, health care or home care: health care professional:CNAs, home health a ides, activity professionals, recreation therapists, social workers, nurses, rehabilitation Professionals, administrators, memory or dementia unit managers and supervisors for memory care or dementia care living or community centers. This is the required class for those who are pursuing certification as a Certified
Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and is also attended by those who want to increase their knowledge base.

Presented by:
Melissa Gallagher, NCCDP Trainer, CTRS, CDP, CADDCT, HHA
President and Owner of Creative Caregiving Solutions, Inc.
Email: melissa@creativecaregivingsolutions.com Phone: 631.796.8477

Call or Email To Register Today, Space is Limited!
Deadline: April 20th Fee: $150/$135 if registered by April 6th
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided
You will receive a Handout Notebook in a 3 ring binder with tabs. A CDP application will be provided to you in class. Yo
You will have 30 days to submit your application to NCCDP for consideration for CDP certification if you qualify.
Or just come for the education. Cancellation fee is $75. No Walk-Ins