Improving Care and Service Quality to Individuals with I/DD and ADRD

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Amica Mutual Insurance Company

100 Amica Way

Lincoln, RI 02865

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If you are a Nurse, Nurse Educator, Social Worker or Case Manager this event shouldn't be missed!

Seven Hills RI, in conjunction with Kindred Hospice and the RI Geriatric Education Center of the University of RI, is pleased to present the following workshop based on NTG’s new national model:

Improving Care and Service Quality to Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Topics Covered

Introduction to Aging and ID and The Frequency and Impact of Dementia in Adults with I/DD

The Importance of Early Detection and Screening for Dementia

Health Care Advocacy for Adults with I/DD and Dementia

Understanding Challenging Behavior in I/DD and Dementia

Non-pharmacologic Interventions and Considerations

Communication Strategies

Adapting the Physical Environment

Stage-based Considerations

Bridging the Aging and Intellectual Disability Networks


Kathy Service, RN, FNP-BC, CDDN

Crystalmarie Marzocchi, RN

There is no charge for this event which includes 6.0 CEU's for Nurses and Social Workers!

Registration for this workshop is offered through a partnership of RI GEC, Kindred Hospice and Seven Hills RI.

Please note:

Seating is limited! We will only be accepting 100 registrations!

Each attendee must register seperately.

Pease be sure to request a USB drive with our recently published Intellectual Disability and Dementia: A Caregiver’s Resource Guide for Rhode Islanders or you can download it directly from the following website:

This continuing nursing education activity has been for approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90AL0014-01-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.

We are grateful for Amica Mutual Insurance's generosity for the use of their facility and accomodating support of their employees!

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