Florida: Specialized Alzheimer’s Adult Daycare, Level Two (333)

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Florida: Specialized Alzheimer’s Adult Daycare, Level Two—Course Summary

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Source: National Institute on Aging.

Florida DOEA Approval: Approved by the FL Department of Elder Affairs, Curriculum Approval #SAADC 9685. 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.

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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.

Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to*:

  1. List the 3 overall services provided by an adult day care facility.
  2. Describe 2 differences between Alzheimer’s dementia, vascular dementia, and frontotemporal dementia.
  3. List 3 ways in which normal cognitive changes that occur in older adults differs from cognitive changes seen in dementia.
  4. Relate 3 differences between dementia, delirium, and depression.
  5. Describe the purpose for a neurocognitive screening.
  6. Relate 3 ways in which dementia affects communication.
  7. Describe 5 challenging behaviors that might be associated with dementia.
  8. Define person-centered care.
  9. Describe 5 keys points about pain in an older adult with dementia.
  10. Relate the 2 most common classes of medications used in older adults with dementia.
  11. List 5 risk factors for malnutrition and dehydration in older adults with dementia.
  12. Describe 3 features of a meaningful activity.
  13. Describe the 3 main components of validation therapy.
  14. List the 2 key features of safety technologies.
  15. Relate 5 ways to reduce caregiver stress.

*Please note: attainment of course objectives will be assessed in the course evaluation.

Course summary
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  • 4.00 Contact hours
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PDF icon Florida: Specialized Alzheimers Adult Day Care, Level Two (333)

Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

Curriculum Approval Number SAADC 9685. Approval expires March 1, 2024.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 Contact hours


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