Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Training

Educational Resource

Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Dementia Specific Curriculum meets all Florida Department of Elder Affair’s standards as required by Florida Statute and Florida Administrative Code. Alzheimer’s Community Care is approved to train staff working in Specialized Adult Day Centers, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Assisted Living Facilities. Curriculum is approved by the following Florida Boards:

  • Nursing and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Osteopathic Physicians
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

Every three years this curriculum is reviewed and updated to maintain the most current and relevant educational information. The review process sustains the curriculum’s significance and freshness.

Training includes the following and more:

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Communicating with persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Environmental triggers
  • Ethical issues surrounding the care and treatment of people with Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Behavior management
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
  • Therapeutic activities
  • Family Issues
  • Stress management for caregivers
  • Medical information regarding Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Current treatments and research

The required annual update for Assisted Living Facilities and Specialized Adult Day Centers are also provided.

Alzheimer’s Community Care invests numerous resources in its commitment to the “Gold Standard” of training through its specialized “Neurocognitive Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, DSM-5 term in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)’’ Training Curriculum which has the characteristics of dynamic presentations that are interactive and participatory.


Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Training:

Level 1

  • February 13th, 2024
  • March 12th, 2024
  • April 9th, 2024
  • May 14th, 2024
  • June 11th, 2024

Level 2

  • February 27th, 2024
  • March 26th, 2024
  • April 23th, 2024
  • May 28th, 2024
  • June 25th, 2024


For individuals to  join pre-scheduled training, please call 561-683-2700 and ask for “Education” or email:  Classes are presented via Teams, allowing guests the option to attend in-person at our Headquarters Office or virtually.

Additional training sessions can be scheduled to meet your facilities needs.  The required annual update courses for Assisted Living Facilities and Specialized Alzheimer’s Adult Day Centers are also provided.

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