|If you work in long term care
or are a caregiver, Do you know:
Proper communication techniques?
How to deal with catastrophic events?
What to do for repetitive behaviors?
What to do for sundowning?
Be prepared for the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Provide successful care and get
The only way to provide successful
dementia care is to understand the disease
process, the importance of communication skills
and the significance of the feelings behind
the dementia related behaviors.
|Course Goals & Objectives
To provide fundamental education on
dementia and dementia care.
To enhance the quality of life of dementia
patients through educating care providers.
Foster sensitivity & respect for
the dementia client.
To teach communication techniques.
To provide sensitive approaches for
assisting patients with activities of daily
Have an understanding of dementia.
Identify common causes of aggressive,
repetitive and sundowning behaviors in
Describe behavioral/care interventions
that may be used to prevent, reduce or
eliminate difficult care situations.
Describe challenges related to caregiver
stress and utilize stress reduction techniques.
Learn alternative activity interventions
that are success oriented and failure free.
Receive certificate of attendance in
|Who Should Attend the NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar:
Front Line Staff, Health Care Professionals, Rehab Professionals, PT, OT, Speech, Geriatric Care Managers, Case Managers, Hospice Staff, Nurses, Staff Educators, Nursing Assistants, Personal Care Assistants, Home Health Aides, Activity Professionals, Therapeutic Recreation Specialists, Social Workers, Administrators, Dietitians, Surveyors, Physicians, Pharmacists, Consultants, Aroma Therapist, Educators, Clergy and Volunteers, Elder Care attorneys, Admission, Marketing, Owners, First Responders, Certified Senior Advisors, Professional Patient Advocates, etc., who work in Hospice, Home Care Agencies, Nursing Homes, Adult Foster Care, Assisted Living, Hospitals, Social and Medical Adult Day Care, Office on Aging, Associations, Organizations, State Regulatory Offices, Ombudsman Office, etc.,
Please check with the instructor to confirm which states and which governing bodies their Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Seminar has been approved if at all for CEU's. It is the responsibility of each instructor to submit the course for CEU approval to different governing bodies. The Continuing Education information listed here are approved only for the NCCDP corporate office.
Always ask the instructor to provide specific information on which states their CEU's are approved for and which governing bodies they obtained CEU approval from.
Continuing Education: 7
Continuing education hours have been approved
with the following organizations:
National Certification Council for Activity Professionals
Social Work Board To Be Announced As This Changes Based on What State The Class is Being Held
Lynn Biot-Gordon, LCSW CDP is
a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master
of Social Work degree. She maintains a private
practice and is a consultant for long term
care facilities which includes in-services
on a variety of topics for residents, families,
and health care staff. She is the founder of
Gordon Social Work Consultants.
Sandra Stimson CADDCT CALA ADC CDP CDCM AC-BC
Sandra is a Certified Assisted Living Administrator, Activity Consultant Board Certified, Certified Activity Director, Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Dementia Care Manager. Sandra has worked in many aspects of the health care industry, Founder of Alternative Solutions in Long Term Care, Founder of National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners, Corporate Activity Director, Activity Department Consultant, Dementia Unit Consultant, National Speaker and Trainer, Assistant Administrator, Dementia Unit Manager, Activity Director. Sandra has authored numerous articles and books.
tuition is $185.00 per person. You will receive
an email confirmation of your registration. Once
payment is received, you are enrolled unless
otherwise notified. NCCDP reserves the right
to cancel seminars based on insufficient enrollment.
Registrants who need to cancel must provide
NCCDP with written notice no later than one
week prior to the seminar date. Cancellations
are refundable less a $75.00 administrative
Continuing Education credits issued will be
canceled for nonpayment of required fees.
IF NCCDP CANCELS THE CLASS:
The NCCDP reserves the right to cancel the classes even if you have received a confirmation letter due to in-sufficient enrollment, travel delays due to weather or other conditions, illness, injury, death or any other unforeseen circumstance and will not be held liable for employee's time lost or travel costs. You will be notified 24 hours prior to the start of the class if the class is canceled. Be sure we have all of your contact information on the registration form such as; cell phone, emergency contact information, work number, email address for work and personal, etc. If due to travel conditions that are not a fault of the NCCDP we may not be able to get in touch with you until the day of the class. You will than be rescheduled for the next class although it will not be held in the city and state you have preciously selected. If you cannot attend an upcoming class there is a $75.00 cancellation fee. A refund of the remaining balance will be mailed to you within 60 days of the cancellation if paid by check. If it is a credit card, the balance will be a refund through your credit card.
IF YOU CANCEL:
If you cancel the class, it must be in writing and received via certified mail 30 days prior to the start of the class. There is a $75.00 per person cancellation fee. Once the seminar begins, there are no refunds. We understand that there are special circumstances to the cancellation and we will make every effort to schedule you for the next class which may not be in the city and state that you previously registered. If you paid by check, the refund will be processed and mailed to you within 60 days. If you paid by credit card, the refund will be processed through your credit card within 60 days of the class.
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.