Certified Dementia Care Manager® CDCM®

Become a Certified Dementia Care Manager

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INITIAL APPLICATION for MEMBERS WITH OTHER NCCDP CERTIFICATION(S)

  1. Log into your account.
  2. If not a current CADDCT, complete the CADDCT Registration form first.
  3. Then complete the Certified Dementia Care Manager® (CDCM®) application form.

INITIAL APPLICATION for MEMBERS WITHOUT AN NCCDP CERTIFICATION

  1. Complete the CADDCT Registration form first. 
  2. Then return to your account page and complete the Certified Dementia Care Manager® (CDCM®) application form.

 

RENEW

 

CDCM® is the earned credential that recognizes the highest standard in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care education and Dementia Unit Manager Certification for those health care professionals that oversee, manage and supervise the day to day operations of dementia units. The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners exists to establish credentialing mechanisms in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care education and certifications for those health care professionals working directly with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia patients.

This is part two portion of the CDCM® training. Part one requires that you complete the CADDCT seminar to become a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer CADDCT. This portion of the CDCM® training will take place via conference call and is a 3-hour conference call that takes place Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. EST. If you are approved to move forward with the CDCM® class, a mutually agreeable time will be arranged.

The entire seminar (CADDCT and CDCM® class) includes CADDCT materials which include; (memory stick PowerPoint curriculum, overhead copies, master hand out a notebook, textbooks, DVD, employee pre-test and post-tests, sample brochure, sample sign-in sheet, sample certificate, marketing information, and CEU information, certification as a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer CADDCT and Certification as a CDP®). The CDCM® portion of the class includes; (CDCM Dementia Unit Policy & Procedure Manual which includes, Dementia Unit Best Practices, Dementia Unit Manager Job Description, Admission and Discharge Agreement and Policy, etc.,)  and Certified Dementia Care Manager® CDCM® certification. 

You must submit the CADDCT application with your CDCM® application at the same time as applying for the CADDCT class. If you have already completed the NCCDP CADDCT class and wish to move forward with the CDCM® portion, please complete only the CDCM® application. 

Notice: While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the healthcare field.

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following companies who have invested in their staff education and provided comprehensive NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and dementia care education and invested in their staff certification as Certified Dementia Practitioner® CDP® and or / certified their staff educator as NCCDP Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer and/or certified their Dementia Unit Manager as Certified Dementia Care Manager CDCM®. Congratulations and thank you for investing in your staff education and certification.

REGISTRY OF CERTIFIED CDCM MEMBERS

CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

 

Practitioner - one who practices a profession

exceeding customer's expectations

"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education... exceed them!"

“Someday there will be a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Until that day, continue with your dementia education. They deserve your best!” Sandra Stimson NCCDP Executive Director.

"Don't just meet the minimum state regulations regarding dementia education...exceed them!"

Lynn Biot Gordon, LCSW CDP CADDCT CFRDT CMDCP, Chief Operations Officer NCCDP

Sandra Stimson, CADDCT CALA, ADC, CDP, CDCM, Chief Executive Officer NCCDP