Conferences

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Upcoming Conferences

October 7 – 10, 2018
AHCA/NCAL 69th Annual Convention & Expo
San Diego, CA

October 28 – 31, 2018
LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Expo
Philadelphia, PA

Past Conferences

July 31 – August 2, 2018
IHCA/INCAL Convention & Expo
Indianapolis, IN
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Creating Quality of Life for the Person With Dementia Through Successful Non-Pharmacologic Behavior Intervention.

August 6 – 8, 2018
Leading Age Tennessee 2018 Annual Conference & Vendor Showcase
Franklin, TN

April 21 – April 24, 2018
Environments for Aging (EFA) Expo & Conference
Savannah, GA
DCS consultant and implementation specialist Sharon Host, OTR/L, presented Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course for Environmental Design.

October 15 – October 18, 2017
American Health Care Association (AHCA)/National Centers for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention & Expo
Las Vegas, NV
DCS presented Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation of Individuals With Cognitive Impairments: When to Push and When to Maintain. DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented How to Deliver Strength-Based Dementia Care That Supports Quality Initiatives.

June 21 – June 23, 2017
American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) Annual Conference
Leesburg, VA
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Meeting New Dementia Care Regulations and Initiatives With Person-Centered, Strength-Based Programs and Care Teams.

February 26 – March 1, 2017
Environments for Aging Expo & Conference 2017
Las Vegas, NV
DCS consultant and implementation specialist Sharon Host, OTR/L, presented Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course as a pre-conference program. DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Compensatory Design Strategies for Memory Care: How to Create an Environment to Optimize Potential.

October 21 – October 22, 2016
11th Cognitive Symposium 2016 & Annual Meeting of the Allen Cognitive Network
New Orleans, LA
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, and DCS Certified Instructor Alyssa Ford, OTR, presented Development of the Functional Cognitive Assessment: An Assessment Tool.

October 16 – October 19, 2016
American Health Care Association (AHCA) / National Centers for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention & Expo
Nashville, TN
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented How to Prepare for and Deliver Memory Care Best Practice.

September 22 – September 23, 2016
Memory Care Forum: San Diego
San Diego, CA
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Key Components of Memory Care Best Practice, and Why They Matter

May 24, 2016
2016 Memory Care Forum
Philadelphia, PA
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Key Components of Memory Care Best Practice, and Why They Matter 

April 11, 2016
Environments for Aging Annual Conference 2016
Austin, TX
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented Initiating Memory Care: The 3 Most Important Questions to Be Answered

April 9, 2016
Environments for Aging Annual Conference 2016
Austin, TX
DCS consultant and implementation specialist Sharon Host, OTR/L, presented Dementia Capable Care: Foundation Course as a pre-conference program.
 
April 7, 2016
American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Expo
Chicago, IL
DCS President Kim Warchol, OTR/L, presented The Crucial Role of the Occupational Therapist in Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care

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