This eight-hour interactive Dementia Certificate program meets the requirements of 105 CMR 150.024 for the specialized care of residents with dementia in a facility. It is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of all professionals working with individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. Program includes class participation with case studies taught by instructor Suzanne Faith, RN psych, senior director.
Overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, communicating and connecting with residents, techniques and approaches to care, person-centered care, understanding the needs of the family, dietary needs of residents, social needs and activities, recognizing and responding to caregiver stress, preventing, recognizing and responding to abuse and neglect.
January 20, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and
February 3, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Old Colony Elder Services, 144 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
Parking: James J. Adams Parking Garage, 42 Crescent Street, Brockton, MA 02301
This garage does not accept credit cards.
Cost: $160.00 and 8 CEs, includes materials
*Commonwealth Educational Seminars provides accreditation. Nurses, social workers, mental health counselors and psychologists are eligible for CEs. For all other professions, please check with your licensing board regarding acceptance of our certificate of participation towards CEs.