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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar: CDP Certification Course
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Dementia training in Fort Wayne.

10/16/2019
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
8:30 am Registration; 9:00 am Course Begins
Where: Lutheran Life Villages
6723 S. Anthony Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN  46816
United States
Presenter: Amanda Scott, OTD, OTR, BCG, CADDCT-CDP, CLT
Contact: LeadingAge Indiana
317-733-2380


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Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This course is a required preparatory seminar for those pursuing CDP® certification. Please visit the NCCDP web site at www.nccdp.org for full details regarding what it takes to earn the CDP designation. 

It is not necessary to be pursuing the CDP certification to find the content of this course valuable training. This course is relevant to anyone working in a LTC environment who may care for people with dementia.

Currently 1 in 10 Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer's disease and someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease every 66 seconds. The rapid growth in this population requires that caregivers be well-versed in dementia-related care. This course prepares direct-care providers with the skills necessary for improving the quality of life for people with dementia. This course is ideal for anyone providing services in facility-based and community-based settings.

Participants will:

  • Have an understanding of dementia
  • Identify common causes of aggressive, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in adults
  • Describe behavioral/care interventions that may be used to prevent or reduce difficult care situations
  • Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques
  • Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free

 

Fee Information

  • Members of LeadingAge, Hope, IHPCO, and INALA = $225 ($113 if also a Samaritan Alliance Member)
  • Samaritan Alliance Membership only = $188
  • Non-Members = $300

Your registration fee includes the training and manual.

Application fee to be awarded certification is NOT included in the registration fee and would need to be transacted directly with NCCDP after completing the course.

 

Note:Course offering is subject to a minimum class size of 15. Minimum class size will be determined by registrations completed by 10/8/2019

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