|Massachusetts / New Hampshire Chapter
Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease
A Habilitation Training Curriculum
The newly revised curriculum is a train the trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with Alzheimer's and dementia care, to train direct care staff in a wide array of care settings. The 7 hour training teaches attendees the 13 hour curriculum in best Habilitation Therapy practices. Modules include a PowerPoint presentation, discussion activities, lecture, and demonstration, role-play and group work.
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia
Knowing and Understanding the Individual
Communication Skills: We Need to Know the Language
Does the Physical Environment Make a Difference?
Our Approach to Personal Care
Activity and Purposeful Engagement
Behavior as Communication: Understanding and Responding
Understanding and Working with Families
- November 4, 2014
- February 5, 2015
- June 2, 2015
- December 5, 2014
- May 1, 2015
- November 18, 2014
- March 17, 2015
Day Of Schedule:
9:00am - 9:30am Registration and Check-in
Attendee must complete entire day or training to receive certificate of completion and CECs.
9:30am - 4:30pm Training
$300 for one representative ($150*)
$550 for two representatives ($275*)
$200 for each additional representative ($100*)
* The cost of the program includes CECs (offered to nurses, social workers, activity professionals and nursing home administrators). Non-profit rate available to smaller community non-profits that are town, city, or state funded. Online payment is not available at this time.
Complete the online electronic registration form or call Sarah Wiederhold at 617.868.6718 Ext. 2024. You will receive confirmation prior to the program. If the class is filled, you will be informed of other available dates. After you register, you will receive information via e-mail in regards to payment. Please note online payment is not available for this class.
Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.