Description of Level 1 and Level 2 trainings

Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Dementia Specific Curricula meet all Florida Department of Elder Affairs standards as required by Florida Statute and Rule. Alzheimer’s Community Care is approved to train professionals working in Adult Day Centers, Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities. Classes are engaging and interactive.

Each class is approved for 4.0 CEUs by the following Professional Boards:

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

Level 1 and Level 2 Trainings (4 hours each) include the following, and more:

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
  • Characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease, possible causes
  • Communicating therapeutically with patients
  • Addressing challenging behaviors, understanding triggers
  • Ethical issues impacting patients and families
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
  • Characteristics of therapeutic activities
  • Family issues and available resources
  • Stress management for caregivers
  • Medication issues
  • Current treatments and research

Annual update courses are also provided.

The cost of attending each session is $50. Classes are held at Alzheimer’s Community Care’s Headquarters, 800 Northpoint Pkwy, Suite 101-B, West Palm Beach 33407 on selected Tuesdays, from 8:00am – 12:30pm

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