Florida: Specialized Alzheimer’s Adult Daycare, Level One
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Florida: Specialized Alzheimer’s Adult Daycare, Level One—Course Summary
Source: National Institute on Aging.
Florida DOEA Approval: Approved by the FL Department of Elder Affairs, Curriculum Approval #SAADC 9603. Approved through March 1, 2024.
Certified Trainer: The author is certified as an ADRD trainer by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and is available via e-mail at Lauren@ATrainCeu.com or by phone Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) at 707 459 3475.
Criteria for Successful Completion
Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
Conflict of Interest / Commercial Support Disclosure
The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.
ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation, or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.
This training is for those of you who have direct contact with clients in specialized Alzheimer’s adult daycare centers. It is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
When you finish this course you will be able to*:
- Give 3 examples of normal changes in thinking that occur as we age.
- Describe 3 characteristics associated with dementia.
- Relate 3 ways in which dementia can affects general conversations.
- Relate the 3 components that should be part of individual and group activities for clients with dementia.
- Describe 3 ways in which stress can affect a caregiver’s quality of life.
- Describe 3 issues family caregivers face as their loved one transitions from mild to moderate to severe dementia.
- Identify 3 common behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.
- Describe how mild, moderate, and severe dementia affects a person’s ability to complete basic activities of daily living.
- Identify 3 philosophical concepts that are important in the design of a therapeutic environment for those with dementia.
- Identify common ethical conflicts that may arise when caring for clients with dementia.
*Please note: attainment of course objectives will be assessed in the course evaluation.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Approved by the FL Department of Elder Affairs, Curriculum Approval #SAADC 9603.
- 4.00 Contact hours