Nurses, social workers, geriatric case managers, nursing home adminstrators, dietary personnel, pastors, and other long-term caregivers will benefit from this day-long class.
The class also meets one of the requirements for becoming a certified dementia practitioner. For more information on certification and other requirements, visit www.nccdp.org.
To register, call 434.544.8456 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so sign up now!
Topics covered include:
- Dementia overview
- Activities and environment
- Staff & family relationships
- Caregiver stress
- End-of-life issues
- Sex & intimacy
- Communication and emotions
- Repetitive behaviors
- Pain management
Denise Scruggs, CDP & Approved Instructor, NCCDP
Denise, director of the Beard Center on Aging, has over 15 years experience working personally and professionally with persons diagnosed with dementia.
June Harvie-McNamara, CDP & Approved Instructor, NCCDP
June is a social worker at Gentle Shepherd Hospice, and has over 20 years experience in long-term care and hospice services. She facilitates Alzheimer's and grief support groups and provides pet therapy with her miniature horse Blue.
$185 for non-Consortium on Aging members
$150 for Consortium members
$20 for LC students
Price reduction is available for 3 or more attendees per organization.