Training Topics/Content

Dementia 101

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This training answers the following questions:  

What is dementia?  What does it look like?  What does it feel like?  What are the different types of dementia?  What are the stages of the disease?  

Dementia and Communication

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This training offers keys to communicating including:

What to say, What not to say, Communicating effectively with validation, and understanding non-verbal communication. 

Dementia and Behaviors

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This training includes:

Common behaviors, What behaviors look like, What approaches work, What approaches are less effective, How to view behaviors, How to work with dementia behaviors.

Dementia and Safety

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This training includes:

Seeing the world from a dementia viewpoint, What safety issues to look for, How to keep the individual with dementia safe, How to keep others safe.

Dementia Environments

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This training answers the questions:

What are the hallmarks of a good dementia environment?  What activities are appropriate?  How do you tailor the environment and activities to individuals?

All Day Inclusive Training

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This training includes all of the dementia trainings in a full day seminar (especially good for Care Settings and Staff Educations).