Dementia Capable Care
Dementia Capable Care is a training and certification course for professional and family caregivers to increase the understanding of dementia and improve communication and care for persons with dementia. The training introduces a best-abilities, person-centered approach to caring for persons with dementia, Participants will learn about the types and stages of dementia, communication tools and techniques, the role so memory and function in terms of a person’s best abilities to function, behavior management strategies, and supporting families and caregivers.
Participants who complete the course and pass the certification exam will receive a Dementia Capable Care Specialist certification, sponsored by Crisis Prevention Institute.
9 a.m. to Noon Saturdays, Feb. 10 & 17 * $75 (includes textbook) * Ohm Building, Room 109