DEMENTIA ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION CLASSES

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ABOUT THE CERTIFICATION

Dementia Assist LLC provides a Dementia Assistant Certification Program that is recognized by multiple agencies throughout the state of Utah.  The Dementia Assistant Certification is open to any health care professional wishing to add to their dementia knowledge/skills.


The training consists of an annual 8 hour class which provides the basics of effective dementia care.  At the end of this training you will receive official certification as a Dementia Assistant.


The initial certification fee is $75 and the re-certification is $50 annually.  Fees are due in full in order to schedule the class.  Payments are refundable minus a $20 processing fee up until the day before class starts.  On the day of class, the full fee is forfeited if not utilized.  Sign up early and you can save $10 off of your class fee!


Dementia Assistant Certification classes have limited space and fill up quickly so book your spot as early as possible!  Training locations are being updated monthly so check back frequently for classes being held in your area!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR(S)

INITIAL CERTIFICATION CLASSES

8 hour in-person class covering the following topics:

What is dementia?

Types of dementia.

Stages of the disease.

Dementia and the Senses.

Communicating with those with dementia - verbal and nonverbal methods.

Delusions, hallucinations, illusions and how to deal with them.

Common dementia behaviors and approaches to these behaviors.

Dementia environments.

Dementia activities.


**You will be required to attend the entire 8 hour class in order to receive your certificate**

RE-CERTIFICATION CLASSES

8 hour in-person class to renew your Dementia Assistant Certification.


**You will be required to attend the entire 8 hour class in order to receive your renewal**

RE-CERTIFICATION ONLINE

An 8 hour online class to renew your Dementia Assistant Certification.


**You will be required to attend the entire 8 hour online class in order to receive your renewal**