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
$300 for one representative ($150*)
$550 for two representatives ($275*)
$200 for each additional representative ($100*)
* The cost of the program includes CEU's (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.
- Watertown, MA
- June 20, 2012
- August 2, 2012
- November 6, 2012
- December 6, 2012
- February 5, 2013
- April 4, 2013
- June 4, 2013
- Springfield, MA
- December 7, 2012
- May 3, 2013
- Berkshires, MA
- Raynham, MA
- Worcester, MA
- Bedford, NH
- October 17, 2012
- March 20, 2013
Complete the online electronic registration form or download the printable registration form and fax or mail to the Alzheimer’s Association. You will receive confirmation prior to the program. If the class is filled, you will be informed of other available dates.
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.