This class meets one of the requirements for the CDP certification. Increase your knowledge in the field.
This course is ideal for:
CNAs Nurses, Social Workers, Senior Living Professionals, Geriatric Care Professionals, Assisted Living Administrators, and Other Health Professionals Involved in Senior Care.
The training will cover various areas of dementia care including:
Diagnosis & prognosis aggression, treatment end-of-life issues, communication and feelings, depression, paranoia and hallucinations, nutrition, wandering, staff and family support, hoarding, environment and more.
Light breakfast and lunch included. CEUs available for this eight-hour training.
Instructed by: Terry Sweaney, LPN, BBA, CDP & CADDCT
Terry, Coordinator of Personal Services and Senior Care Navigator with Riverside Choose Home and the Excellence in Aging & Lifelong Health, is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer for the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners/International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. She has more than 25 years experience working as a nurse and practice manager. She has worked both professionally and personally with persons diagnosed with dementia. Her mission is to help caregiver’s understand challenges associated with dementia so the incident of accidents, neglect and abuse can be reduced and persons with dementia continue to live with dignity and respect.
Register for classes online using the Thomas Nelson Workforce Development registration system.