At the end of the day, you will receive a certificate of completion and have a better understanding of the signs and stages of dementia, behavioral changes, how to attend to the physical and emotional needs of the patient, what treatments are presently in use, new treatments, and what researchers are learning about this debilitating disease.
This course is designed for Social Workers, Front Line Workers, Administrators and Administrative Assistants, Dementia Care Unit Managers, Nurses and Nursing Assistants, Personal Care Assistants, Activity Professionals, Physical Therapists, Dietitians, Speech Coaches, Physicians, Alzheimer’s Coaches, Dementia Consultants, Dementia Trainers, Corporate Trainers, Professional Patient Advocates, Geriatric Care Managers, Senior Advisors, Health Care Educators, Music and Art Therapists, Chiropractors, Pharmacists, employees and staff of Nursing Homes, Assisted and Independent Living Communities, In-Home Care and Hospice Agencies, Adult Daycare and Senior centers, Property Managers and Government Agencies. It is a very helpful course for Professionals in the Real Estate, Finance and Legal fields.
To become certified, one must meet certain criteria, including the successful completion of the Certified Dementia Practitioner Seminar with a certified instructor. To remain certified, you must stay current with trends, ethics, regulations, medications, and new developments that pertain to Dementia per your state and employer’s requirements (nccdp.org).
Cynthia Perthuis, owner of Senior Care Authority® of New York and Southwest Florida, is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer and a Certified Senior Advisor. Her next class will be held on January 13, 2022 from 8:00am - 5:00pm at the Brookdale Battery Park City, 455 North End Ave, New York, NY 10282.
This course is eligible for 8 CE credits for Social Workers. If you’re interested in learning more, or to preregister for the next seminar, visit scanyfl.com.