This course provides an overview of dementia, activities, feelings, environment, staff and family relationships, caregiver stress, end-of-life issues, sex and intimacy, hoarding, abuse communication, repetitive behaviors, paranoia and hallucinations, pain management, depression, and personal care.
Denise Scruggs, CDP, CADDCT, ADC, Director, Beard Center on Aging Denise has over 24 years of dementia care experience in activities and management in LTC, assisted living, adult day care, memory care and community settings. She has been a dementia educator and consultant for over 10 years.
- $150 per person for Consortium on Aging members
- $185 per person – general registration
- $15 additional cost for University of Lynchburg CEUs
- Discount available for 3 or more attendees
Prices include lunch, snacks, and training materials.
Who should attend?
Nurses, CNA’s, social workers, activity professionals, geriatric case managers, licensed nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators, dietary personnel, pastoral care, and all other long term care staff and caregivers.
Increase your competency in dementia care while setting yourself apart from the rest. This class meets one of the requirements for becoming a Certified Dementia Practitioner. For more information on certification & other requirements go to www.nccdp.org.
The Beard Center offers ongoing classes, as well as opportunities for agencies and organizations to host a program or hold on-site training at their facilities for a discounted rate. For more information, contact Denise Scruggs, Director, Beard Center on Aging, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434.544.8456.