Delaware Regulation 4468 Mandates Dementia-Specific Training for Hospice Services

By Terry Vittone | May 20, 2016 | Delaware | Pending | 0 comments
Delaware Regulation 4468, [PDF] relating to hospice facilities, had a public hearing on April 28, 2016. The regulations mandate in-service training and continuing education regarding annual dementia-specific training that includes: 
  • Communicating with persons diagnosed as having Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia;
  • The psychological, social, and physical needs of those persons; and
  • Safety measures which need to be taken with those persons.
Dementia Care Specialists Can Help You Meet the Training Requirements!

Helping You Train Staff

Dementia care units and facilities across the US use our Dementia Capable Care training program to raise the standard for memory care. Training focuses on information about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, discusses how to communicate with people who have dementia and their families, and centers on how to maximize function, safety, independence, and quality of life for residents with dementia.

How to Get Training
Our training can be tailored to the unique needs of your facility, staff, and residents. With our train-the-trainer option, select staff can be certified to teach the Dementia Capable Care training program to other staff on a continuing basis. We have numerous public programs coming up throughout the US, and customizable on-site training is also available.
 
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