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Dementia Capable Care™ Training is an evidence-based learning experience combining the Claudia Allen Model and the Crisis Development ModelSM to create a person-centered and abilities-focused approach to caring for persons with dementia. Participants can deliver sustainable training with a focus on promoting the highest level of function through meaningful daily activities, nonpharmacological approaches, and improved communications.
Dementia Capable Care Training is available as a first-time instructor certification and as a renewal or refresher for an existing Dementia Capable Care-certified instructor.
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Certification Training Class Hours:
Day 1 (Live Virtual): 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Renewal Training Class Hours:
Please note: The full live virtual day includes a one-hour lunch break. Please check in at least 15 minutes before the program begins.
Pre-training: Online Course (3-4 hours)
Before your virtual training begins, you must complete an online curriculum, which includes an introduction to Dementia Capable Care. You will review course content, explore CPI modules, and learn important facilitation strategies to maximize your training. You will receive an invitation to complete the online course approximately 10 days before your virtual training.
Instructor Certification Training (1 Day)
New or recertifying instructors will attend 1 day of live virtual training.
Renewal Training (1 Day)
Existing instructors will attend 1 day of live virtual training.
Under the guidance of a Global Professional Instructor (GPI), you will learn a common framework for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, a best-abilities perspective, dementia stages, behavior management, and care techniques to promote the best ability to function. The Instructor will train and assess these skills, as well as assess your competency in the overall program through teach-back exercises.
Upon completion of your training, you will be equipped to teach the core principles and techniques of Dementia Capable Care to your colleagues. Your live virtual training will be conducted on the date listed above.
Online Certification Exam (1 hour)
To earn your certification or renewal, you must complete and pass the Online Certification Exam. You will receive an email with a link to this exam upon completing the live virtual session.
November 15, 2022
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