Florida Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias for Home Health (335)
This will take you directly to the course content. Register or login when you reach the last chapter.
For Mail Order
If you prefer to take the course via mail order, select the PDF tab above and follow the written instructions.
Florida Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias for Home Health (335)—Course Summary
Source: National Institute on Aging.
Florida DOEA Approval: This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, curriculum approval #HH AD 10223 through June 27, 2026.
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.
Overview: This course provides 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.
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.
All those required to complete training in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for the home health setting by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
When you finish this course, you will be able to*:
- State 3 differences between dementia and age-related changes in cognition.
- Describe one technique each for improving verbal, non-verbal, and non-responsive communication in those with dementia.
- Describe one symptom or behavior change you might see during each stage of dementia.
- Relate 3 techniques for promoting independence in activities of daily living.
- For each stage of dementia, relate one concern or issue you might encounter with family members and caregivers.
*Please note: attainment of course objectives will be assessed in the course evaluation.
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
This course is approved by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, curriculum approval #HH AD 10223 through June 27, 2026.
- 2.00 Contact hours