"I want every health care professional to stand up and raise their hand and say I want to learn, because I want to help care for these individuals, and give them what they deserve, which is quality of life." —Kim Warchol
Recognition for You and Your Facility
Dementia Care Specialists offers four types of recognitions to celebrate the delivery of quality dementia care. The recognitions honor the work of both individuals and facilities that demonstrate their commitment to helping residents function at their best-ability, feel safe, and maintain health and vitality.
Recognition for Dementia Care Professionals
Dementia Care Specialist Certification
recognizes an individual's commitment and leadership as a dementia care professional.
Recognition for Therapists
Dementia Capable Care Therapist Recognition
spotlights therapists who are helping to raise the standard of dementia care.
Recognition for Your Facility
recognition is awarded to long-term care communities that demonstrate best-in-class, outcomes-driven memory care. Click on the pins on the map below for information about facilities that have earned this distinguished status.
Dementia Capable Society Leader
The Dementia Capable Society Leader
recognition highlights an organization’s or individual’s commitment to principles of person-centered care for people with dementia and those who care for them.