bullet CADDCT® Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer®

bullet CDP® Certified Dementia Practitioner® Certification

bullet Certified Dementia Practitioner® Grandfather Option

bullet CDCM® Certified Dementia Care Managers®

bullet CFRDT® Certified First Responder Dementia Trainer®

bullet CFR-DT® Certified First Responder - Dementia Trained®

bullet CDSGF™ Certified Dementia Support Group Facilitator

bullet CMDCP™ Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional™

bullet MCNC Certified Memory Care Neighborhood Commendation for Dementia Units in Assisted Living and Nursing Homes


Certifications offered by NCCDP is open to all health care professionals who qualify. A health care professional is one who works in the following professions, Pharmacist, Physician, Nursing, Social Services, Administrator, OT, PT, Speech, Recreation, Activities, Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Personal Care Assistant, Dietitian, Music Therapist, Art Therapist, Massage Therapist, Aroma Therapist, Clergy, Front Line Staff, Consultants, Clergy, trade school instructors and teachers at universities, management companies, Association Staff, government employees working in Ombudsman office, Office on Aging and state surveyors and inspectors. The certification is open to those who qualify and work in the following health care settings, nursing homes, assisted living, adult day care, hospitals, hospice and home care setting, home care agency, Life Plan Communities, Independent Living Communities, etc.

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 health care field.


bullet Registry of CDP
bullet Registry of Trainers (CADDCT)
bullet Registry of CDCM
bullet Registry of CDR-DT - First Responder Trainers
bullet Registry of CDSGF
bullet Registry of CMDCP


exceeding customer's expectations

“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 CEO