Alzheimer's Care Academy

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Name: Alzheimer's Care Academy
Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST
Event Description:
The Alzheimer's Association premier training program uses a proactive and interactive approach to teach care professionals how to provide effective and compassionate care to people living with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

Facility staff will learn:  How to recognize dementia symptoms, skills to assess the abilities of the resident and confidence to set and adapt caregiving goals.  Staff will also learn how to adjust their expectations and change the way they interact with the resident, change the situation and change the environment to improve the quality of life for the resident and everyone in the caregiving situation. 

The comprehensive curriculum includes:
     Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
     Communication and the Influence of Staff Behavior
     Successful Strategies for Managing Difficult Behaviors
     Helping with Hygiene and Personal Care
     Sexuality and Intimacy in the Long Term Care Setting 

The Alzheimer's Association is an approved vendor for providing continuing education.  This course meets the qualifications for 6 CE units/hours for the following certified license entities:
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Assistant (HHA).  Approved by the California       Department of  Health Services (Provider #06329).
  • Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).  Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP12415).
  • Licensed Marriage Family Therapists (LMFT) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW).  Approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #63035).  Course meets the qualifications as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP).  Approved by the California Department of Public Health (Providor #CEP1546).  1546001-3126; 1546001-3127; 1546002-3128; 1546001-3129; 1546001-3130; 1546001-3131
  • Residential Care Facility for the Elderly Administrator (RCFE).  Approved by the California Department of Social Services (Provider #2000072-740-2).  072-0811-21659.
Location:
Ponte Palmero Senior Living
3081 Ponte Morino Drive
Cameron Park, CA 95682
Date/Time Information:
Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time:  10 am - 5 pm
Check in at 9:30 am
Contact Information:
Contact and Retistration: Alzheimer's Association Office at 916.930.9080
Fees/Admission:
Fee: $75 per person (includes lunch and refreshments)

Contact and Registration:  Alzheimer's Association Office at 916.930.9080
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