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CADDCT Spotlight: Cameo Rogers

Cameo and her social work colleagues facilitate sessions on problem-solving, empathy and communication, and triggers for behavioral expressions. Using positive re-framing, she has also created
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Primrose Retirement Communities Partners with NCCDP to Train Teams Across 34 Communities

"Primrose is committed to doing things the right way, putting the residents at the center of our efforts."
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Person-Centered Care in Senior Living and Memory Care Neighborhoods

Person-centered care represents a paradigm shift in senior living and memory care, prioritizing the dignity, autonomy, and individuality of each resident.
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Delirium and Older Adults with Dementia: A Critical Intersection in Geriatric Care

Delirium and dementia frequently coexist in older adults, creating a complex and challenging clinical scenario. By understanding the interplay between these conditions, healthcare providers can
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Improving Dementia Care by Reducing Unnecessary Antipsychotic Medications

Recent studies emphasize the importance of reducing unnecessary antipsychotic prescriptions to enhance patient outcomes and safety. This article explores these risks, reviews current usage patterns,
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What You Need To Know About Memory Care Training

Memory care training equips caregivers with specialized skills to effectively support individuals experiencing memory loss due to conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This training is

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What Is A Personal Care Aide And What Do They Do?

A personal care aidestands by to offer much-needed assistance to those navigating the daily challenges presented by age, illness, or disability. These skilled professionals provide

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The Ultimate Guide To Becoming Memory Care Specialist

Becoming a memory care specialist involves more than basic caregiving skills; it requires a deep understanding of memory disorders and specialized techniques to manage them.

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How To Become A PCA: Skill & Education Requirements

Embarking on the journey to become a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) means stepping into a role that is as rewarding as it is challenging. It

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Home Health Aide Requirements And How To Meet Them

Becoming a home health aide comes with a list of home health aide requirements that might seem overwhelming at first glance. But when you break

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Here’s Why Assisted Living Staff Training Is Important

Assisted living staff training is key for maintaining high standards of care within facilities catering to elderly residents. Proper training ensures that staff are equipped

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Direct Care Worker: Responsibilities And How To Become One

A direct care worker plays a huge role in healthcare, providing essential daily care and support to patients, particularly in settings like residential homes and