Florida: Alzheimer's and Related Dementias for Home Health, 2 units
Florida DOEA Approval: This course is approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, curriculum approval HH AD 9534.
The author is certified as an ADRD trainer by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is available via e-mail or by phone Monday–Friday (Pacific Time) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 707 459 1315.
This course provide home health staff with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care on a daily basis for clients with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It compares Alzheimer’s disease to other types of dementia, provides techniques for verbal and non-verbal communication, discusses symptoms seen at each stage of dementia, relates techniques intended to promote independence in activities of daily living, and provides information about how to work with family members and caregivers of people with dementia.
Approved by the FL Dept of Elder Affairs, Policy Exchange Center on Aging. Approval #9534.
- 2.00 Contact hours