Positive outcomes start here.

We can help you meet new long-term care regulatory requirements.

The Dementia Capable Care Certified Instructor Course equips you with the knowledge and tools to train your staff to be competent in dementia care. This includes education on how to optimize function and quality of life for those in your care, and how to prevent and de-escalate challenging distress behaviors. With strategies built from cohesive, evidence-based models, this program provides effective nonpharmacological behavior intervention and dementia care techniques to help your organization meet and exceed new regulatory compliance in dementia care and behavioral health. 

We can help you stand apart.

When your quality of care rises so does your reputation, which is essential in today’s competitive environment. Our priority is to help you achieve outstanding care and to see you become a leader in the industry.

Find a Training Near You

Find a program in your location. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, give us a call at 877.816.4524 to discuss hosting options.

4/30/19 - 5/2/19
St Louis, MO US
5/14/19 - 5/16/19
Strongsville (Cleveland), OH US
5/22/19 - 5/24/19
Linthicum (Baltimore), MD US
6/11/19 - 6/13/19
Mississauga (Toronto), ON Canada
6/18/19 - 6/20/19
Baton Rouge, LA US
7/9/19 - 7/11/19
Milwaukee, WI US
7/23/19 - 7/25/19
Richmond, VA US
8/6/19 - 8/8/19
Worcester, MA US
8/20/19 - 8/22/19
Dallas, TX US
8/27/19 - 8/29/19
Indianapolis, IN US
9/10/19 - 9/12/19
Essington (Philadelphia), PA US
9/17/19 - 9/19/19
Lexington, KY US
10/1/19 - 10/3/19
Atlanta, GA US
10/15/19 - 10/17/19
Denver, CO US
10/22/19 - 10/24/19
Raleigh, NC US
11/5/19 - 11/7/19
Wichita, KS US
11/19/19 - 11/21/19
Oakbrook Terrace (Chicago), IL US
12/3/19 - 12/5/19
Linthicum (Baltimore), MD US
12/10/19 - 12/12/19
Sacramento, CA US

Dementia Capable Care—a Train-the-Trainer Opportunity

After completing the entire three-day program, you become a Certified Instructor authorized to train and certify others in your organization. You lead the way in developing a team fully competent to deliver exceptional person-centered dementia care. By taking this course, you’ll receive other benefits as well.

Training Outline


Foundation Course

Providing anyone who works in dementia care with a common framework and a best-abilities perspective of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), you’ll learn behavior management strategies and how to approach care using Allen Cognitive Levels—all to promote best ability to function.


Behaviors Course

A second day of training combining the Allen Cognitive Levels, person-centered care, and the Crisis Development ModelSM to empower care partners to prevent and de-escalate challenging behaviors. You’ll learn how to decrease the frequency and severity of distress related behaviors through nonpharmacological interventions.


Instructor Program

The third day of training authorizes you to teach the Foundation and Behaviors Courses within your organization. This training option allows organizations to conduct high-quality, cost-effective, in-house dementia training on a continual basis.

Completing this program authorizes you to teach the Foundation and Behaviors Courses within your organization and gives your colleagues the opportunity to earn Dementia Care Specialist Certifications for each course.

Discover more about what you’ll learn in this dynamic three-day course.

Don’t forget this important information.

Find out more about CEUs and instructional personnel and disclosures.

Who should attend?

This person-centered training is appropriate for nurses, social workers, aides, staff development coordinators, in-service directors, memory care directors, department heads, and other professional support staff involved in dementia care.

Achieve positive outcomes, together.

Built on the knowledge that persons with dementia can feel joy, fulfillment, and love, we empower and support individuals and organizations to deliver person-centered, dementia-capable memory care.

Register by phone and receive a 10% discount.

Call 877.816.4524 and register on or before 10/31/18 to get a special 10% discount using the promo code DCS10.