2019 Testimonials.

"Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skilled execution. It represents the wise choice of many" Author Unknown

 

Thank you for being the best part of NCCDP

Dear Ms. Stimson and Ms. Biot-Gordon,

On behalf of American Senior Communities, I would like to endorse the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

I have had the pleasure of being both a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer for approximately a full decade. In that time, I have used the NCCDP Alzheimer's and Dementia Education curriculum to provide training to hundreds of dementia care team members on behalf of two LTC providers; teaching others to better serve elders living with various forms of dementia with greater efficacy and compassion.

I have found this organization to act consistently with the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and customer service.  Most impressive is your continued involvement in the day to day operations of the organization, Sandra and Lynn, as you continue to assist in the service of those of us offering education in the public and professional sectors, by personally answering emails, and making phone calls to provide assistance and resolve challenges as they occur.

ASC Memory Care remains steadfast in our commitment to utilizing NCCDP products, and we were pleased to add two additional Regional CADDCT’s to our Home Office Memory Care Support team this past December.  We added the additional trainers so that we may better reach more of our care community team members in the service of our elders living with A.D. and related forms of dementia.  We will also be introducing the Support Group leader certification in our Memory Care Weekly Message tomorrow, 3/26/18, that will reach all our ASC Memory Care, Community, and Regional leaders within our company to encourage them to take advantage of this exciting new certification opportunity.

Thank you for the provision of your excellent dementia training curricula, and for your support of our efforts. We look forward to future and long-lasting collaborative efforts as we continue to expand our service energies across the state of Indiana, and potentially, beyond.

Most gratefully and sincerely,

Melanie K. Perry, M.S., CDP, CADDCT
Director of Memory Care Support Services
American Senior Communities 

 

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Date: November 21, 2019
Location: Front Royal, VA
NCCDP CADDCT Trainer Paula Harder
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Everything was well presented and very informative. Paula is an excellent presenter.'
Derrick Mathis, RVP

'Enjoyed the seminar; very informative; a lot of great ideas.'
Crystella Williams, LPN, RCD

'Great information - lots of information that I can share with our associates that will improve the lives of associates and residents.'
Christy Puckett, Sales & Marketing Director

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Date: November 16 & 17, 2019
Location: ONLINE
NCCDP Approved Trainer Mike Chua
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"This class educated me on ways to expand my practice beyond my current therapy practice. This will allow me to educate my community without being limited to insurance regulations on cognitive retraining. Mike was motivating and inspiring and I'm thankful I completed this course."
Erin Norris, CDP

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Date: November 12, 2019
Location: Coraopolis, PA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Denise Scruggs Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Wonderful seminar that included substantial information. Instructor was extremely competent and asked/answered all questions. This was a small class and was very nice and felt comfortable sharing with those others that were attending."
Karie Lyons, CDP

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Date: November 5 & 6, 2019
Location: Midlothian, VA
NCCDP Approved Trainer Kari Brizendine
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"This was a great seminar and I have a lot of new ideas. This was a great reminder to slow down, get to know people, take your time. The more you know a person, the better care you can give them. Kari was a great presenter!"
Melanie Jessop, CDP

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Date: November 25 & 26, 2019
Location: Reading, MA
NCCDP Approved Trainer Mary Underwood
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Mary is an excellent trainer. She keeps everyone engaged and has wonderful examples that help with understanding the disease and how we can use them in our day to day interactions with our residents."
Charlene Keough, CDP

"Mary did an outstanding job disseminating the information. She was a very organized and articulate presenter."
Kathleen Lukens, CDP

"The instructor was extremely knowledgeable, well-informed and detailed in her understanding of dementia. She presented topics clearly and explained questions in a way that contributed to my learning."
Talia Cramer, CDP

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Date: January 15, 2020
Location: Columbus, OH
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Being an Activity Director, the activity section was very helpful. Nellie gave great examples and answered all questions. She was very knowledgeable throughout the whole seminar."
Paige Molina, Activities Director

"Everything was extremely helpful and informative that I will apply to my neighborhood culture change."
Danielle Roberts, Memory Care Director, CADDCT, CDP

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Date: January 7, 2020
Location: Irving, TX
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Denise Scruggs Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"This seminar was very comfortable and inviting, holding my attention. Thank you so much!"
Meredith Prendys-Barcinas, CADDCT, CDP

"The overall program is a great educational tool for everyone. I am excited to share this with others. Instructor was engaging and a joy to spend the day with."
Michelle Kimzey, RN-BC, CADDCT, CDP

"I learned practical, easy to understand interventions for quality dementia care. I feel better equipped to provide better care for residents in my care that depend on me to identify their needs especially when they cannot tell me."
Kimeshia Lloyd, LMSW

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Date: September 26, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I learned so much in this seminar. Great engaging material, friendly atmosphere to ask questions and great presenter. I would definitely recommend this course and certification!"
Suzanne Newby, Regional Clinical Director/Speech Language Pathologist, CDP

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Date: October 2, 2019
Location: Columbia, SC
NCCDP Corporate Trainer David Bahamonde Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Mr. Bahamonde did a fantastic job of setting expectations and holding our group's attention the entire day. His examples and experiences were totally relatable due to our common background in assisted living."
David Goldston, III, President/Consultant, CDP

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Date: October 18, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, IN
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Rachelle Blough Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I do a lot of public speaking academically and for constituents in our eight counties, and I would just like to say that Rachelle is a fun, articulate, engaging speaker! It was a great day, and we appreciated the opportunity."
Lois Kunk, Caregiver Options Counselor, CDP

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Date: December 14, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Danielle Micale Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"All of this was informative to me! I will use it at my psychiatric hospital but I'm eager to work more at nursing homes and bring dance therapy there with a new understanding and respect for the patients and care givers. It was an amazing seminar. Time FLEW by!"
Elizabeth Anderson, Dance Therapist/Activity Therapist

"I learned different approaches on care for clients with dementia. Overall, I gained more confidence in helping manage treatment plans or helping facility with improving patient quality of life/care."

"Great seminar - prepared us well for becoming a trainer. Answered questions and was thorough."
Jayanthi Subramanian, CADDCT, CDP, OT, DBA

"Danielle was excellent; very engaging and wonderful information. Excited to get to take this to the community."
Tina Waring, Partner, CADDCT, CDP

"I appreciated the style of the speaker, examples and interactive activities/discussion. I appreciated the resources provided and available online."
Lindsey Vajpeyi, Director of Education & Outreach, CADDCT, CDP

"I learned so much about the best way to approach dementia clients and I feel more confident about instructing other clinicians."
Mary Schiller, PT, CADDCT, CDP

"Great resources, well organized, and valuable information."
Barbara Shoemaker, Partner, CADDCT, CDP

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Date: October 16 & 23, 2019
Location: Jersey City, NJ
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Speaker Nellie Stolarz was very knowledgeable and the material was informative. It will definitely help me to interact with residents and also for the in-services which I provide for employees at our facility."
Teresa Anna Gradowska

"This was a great seminar. I learned a lot about the disease and different ways to treat and understand those undergoing the disease."
Delenia Lopez

"The speaker was an excellent speaker and very informative. She was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed the seminar. Learned a lot."
Justyna Safin

"Very good seminar. A lot of useful information; speaker was great, very knowledgeable. Presentation was very interesting. I was engaged the whole time. Material was presented in a clear manner; well prepared. I am glad that I was able to attend this seminar. Thank you!"
Sr. Zdzislawa Krukowska

"Nellie is an excellent instructor. She keeps things simple, however explanations cover the important issues."
Mary Lehaf

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Date: November 12, 2019
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Denise Scruggs Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'In our facility, we are seeing an increase in memory care and need to educate all staff for the good of our residents. It was all wonderful and positive. Denise was easy to listen to and follow. A great communicator.'
Kimberly Taliani, DON/Administrator

'This reinforced in one course a lot of known ways to understand dementia patients. I learned how depression and dementia interact, and how important it is to solve the depression for quality of life. I will take this to my Hospice to help form specialty dementia teams that know the correct way to treat them with dignity and respect. Also, lots of ideas for activities.'
Sue Beabout, Hospice volunteer

'I am looking forward to implementing the ideas and tools that I learned today with our individuals in our memory care home!'
Rebecca Mitchell, Behavior Specialist

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Date: August 14, 2019
Location: Beacon Institute - Columbia, MD
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Seminar was very good & lots of valuable information was provided to us. The instructor was engaging and allowed for a lot of class participation and offered valuable feedback. She was very knowledgeable on the topic, as well.'

Kelly Harrington

'This was a great seminar. Very detailed! Nellie gave great examples that will be helpful working with my Alzheimers patients.'
Shontel Gaskin

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Date: August 21, 2019
Location: Tarrytown, NY
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'A very comprehensive and practical look at Alzheimers and dementia care. I was very impressed with all of the materials, the knowledge of the speaker, and the examples shared.'
Natalie Turner

'This seminar was amazing. There was a lot of good information. The instructor was great. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I love the resources presented.'
Kristen Bajana

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Date: September 27, 2019
Location: Newtown, PA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Danielle Micale Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Very informative with new techniques and strategies to better the lives of those experiencing memory deficits.'
Laura Carignan

'Danielle was an excellent speaker. She had great command of the information on the slides and also provided real life examples. She was able to hold my interest throughout the entire day. Also received some lasting take aways such as entering the residents reality and understanding their behavior reflects an unmet physical or emotional need. Also, appreciated receiving many resources I can share with families.'
Mary Thackray

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Date: October 24, 2019
Location: Long Beach, CA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Lynn Biot-Gordon Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'No disease that takes over in your body can kill ones spirit. How inspirational to have a passion to care for those in need in their thought, mind and feelings. That is what I continued to learn and will reach out to share with others, because my residents give to me, my heart and mind and in turn I care for them.'
Irene Brucker, Nursing Director, RN, CADDCT, CDP

'Succinct, yet thorough content presentation model shared with interest, empathy and humor. This was a wonderful day!'
Lin ONeill, CADDCT, CDP

'Excellent from Start to Finish. Fabulous presenter, very knowledgeable. Kept us engaged the entire day!'
Patty Hedrick, RN, BSN, BA, CRRN, CLCP, CNLCP

'Being Executive Director for an Alzheimers Dementia Community - hearing more about PBA. What soothes them? Never thought that mint would be a good calming element. The communication price ‘Attitude is Everything, ‘Smile, ‘Calm - EXCELLENT!'

Sheryl McCaskill, Executive Director

'This is very important information to hear and understand. It will be nice to share this type of information with different people - nursing staff and families. Thank you so much. I feel very important for being here today. Just want to thank you and all the people that work hard to educate all of us.'
Gladys Salinas, Act. Assistant

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Date: October 30, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Wonderful descriptions of updated thinking and care of assisted living facility care.'
Samantha McMullen, CSS, CADDCT, CDP

'Very informative, such logical solutions. Need to share and educate. Great presentation.'
Joseph Hilliard, CADDCT, CDP

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Date: November 8, 2019
Location: Detroit, MI
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Excellent presentation. Nellie very energetic, engaging and cheerful!'
Rhonda David, RN, BSN, CADDCT, CDP

'I specifically learned far more than I anticipated. Nellie was an amazing presenter and I am more excited to begin giving seminars!'
Catherine Doman, RN, CADDCT, CDP

'Nellie was wonderful and very helpful. Her passion for Dementia care shows in her teaching. Excellent program.'
Karen Delafler, RN, CADDCT, CDP

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Date: November 12, 2019
Location: Sparta, NJ
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'I learned a lot about Alzheimers & Dementia and the process of teaching others. This has been an incredible experience and I will bring this new knowledge to my programs to help others better help those who cant help themselves.'
Julio Briones, CADDCT, CDP

'Even after 15 years as a home caregiver I still had so much to learn. The stories of residents were wonderful.'
David Epstein

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Date: November 12, 2019
Location: Chicago/Northbrook, IL
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Rachelle Blough Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimers Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

'Rachelle did a phenomenal job reviewing content while also applying professional experiences - this resulted in a highly engaged audience/attendees. I feel so excited to share, explore and implement learned knowledge and resources. Rachelle is AMAZING! Thank you! '
Meghann Giarraputo, Corporate Director of Memory Care, RN, CADDCT, CDP

'Gives me a better outlook on what happens to the brain when diagnosed with the untreatable disease. I now have more insight on how to approach a situation involving an Alzheimers resident/patient. Enjoyed every moment of the seminar.'
Rebecca Morgan, Activity Director

'I will implement the ‘getting to know you mini biography to our Alzheimers and related Dementia clients. This will help our caregivers/CNAs feel more comfortable with their clients and patients.'
Eren, Office Manager/HR, CNA

'I gained a clearer understanding of the disease and how to deal with it as a health care provider. Im very, very pleased. Enjoyed this very engaging seminar. Loved every moment.'
Tish Wilkerson, Act. Consultant

'I learned about the disease process, resources for staff and families; How to train staff, orientation, different ideas on how to decorate, manage the unit. Excellent seminar.'
Shannon Jones, Administrator

'It was great. She kept us engaged at all times. It was fun and exciting to learn.'
Nancy Juarez, Activity Director

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Date: October 16, 2019
Location: Jersey City, NJ
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Learning about innovative ways to engage residents with Dementia was extremely helpful for me. I enjoyed the entire day. Trainer was very interesting and engaged the audience."
Jenna Lowe, Director of Marketing

"I learned many new tools and methods that help residents with dementia. I will apply these methods to help with emotional support, give affection and respect to help make their lives pleasurable, fun and comfortable."
Gianfranca Marselle-Lee, Activities

"Very appropriate interventions and also family support and caregiving. Thank you! Great day!"
Maureen D'Auria, CLM - Nurse practitioner

"All the topics were on point - it captured my attention the whole time. This seminar made me hungry for more knowledge in the field."
Nathalie Estrella, Activity Aide

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Date: October 18, 2019
Location: Indianapolis, IN
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Rachelle Blough Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"It was helpful to dive deeper into the most common types of dementia and the different stages of Alzheimer's disease. Understanding all of the different causes of expressions and why people living with dementia are having difficulty with their activities of daily living. This will be so helpful for me to share with my co-workers, volunteers, & families that I work with."
Melinda Winnie, Community Programs Coordinator

"This was the most interactive seminar I've attended! The speaker was wonderful."
Chelsea McWhorter, Caregiver OC

"This was by far the most comprehensive seminar I have seen in over 10 years - the resources alone were extremely valuable, let alone the class interaction. Rachelle is a gifted facilitator (stated by one who facilitates for family caregivers)."
Kate Kunk, RN, CCM

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Date: October 18, 2019
Location: Harrisburg, PA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Danielle Micale Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I've been to many trainings and dementia care seminars throughout my career. I was very pleased that this seminar offered many new ideas about how to use person-centered care to create a more pleasant and "normal" life for people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. I also really like the glossary included in the book!"
Amelia Najarian, PCHA, PCA

"I learned so much more about end of life training and support; also the ALD section will assist me in adding more depth to my presentations. Thank you for adding the Activity Program materials - great stuff! The trainers manual and slides are so valuable."
Judith Cleary, CADDCT, CDP, ADC, ALFA

"Fantastic. I appreciate Danielle very much for her experience she brings and how she holds this class. I've gained so much from this and I am so thankful for this opportunity!"
Andrea Morris, CADDCT, CDP, CBP, CP

"Too numerous to write! Excellent conference. Danielle kept everything interesting. A wealth of information. Amazing conference!"
Robin Garvey, Director of Wellness

"I especially appreciate all the 1st hand experience examples Danielle gave - they made quite the impression and I will take them with me. Very well done!"
Tammy Seda, CNA

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Date:  September 20, 2019
Location:  Providence, RI
NCCDP Corporate Trainer David Bahamonde  Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"The seminar reconfirmed my current knowledge and further taught me to encourage LGBTQ/sexual training for my staff."
Kelly LaFazia, ALRA

"Concise, comprehensive content to enhance my program development and positively affect residents’ quality of life and care."
Stephanie Burrows, Memory Care Program Director

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Date: September 10, 2019
Location: Sparta, NJ
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I was intrigued by how the intimacy portion was handled as it seems to be a difficult topic to discuss."
Daniella Tartakovsky, CADDCT CDP Life Enrichment Director

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Date: September 18, 2019
Location: Kansas City, MO
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"We do a lot of education in the community. Staying up to date on the latest tools & strategies for caring for people with dementia is of the utmost importance. It was a really good presentation."
Nolan Clare, Owner/Senior Advisor

"I learned so much! I learned a lot more about dementia care, as well as being a trainer. This will help me in setting up my new Memory Care Community, as well as training staff and others."
Anna Hunt, CADDCT CDP

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Date: September 20, 2019
Location: Louisville, KY
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Rachelle Blough Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I loved learning about techniques, activities and theories of practice. I will take this back to educate students and my fellow nurses."
Japhia Burrell, RN/Program Chair

"I was excited to see/hear specific examples of what works/doesn't work in other communities. I will be doing the 90 day evaluation for employees to see what they know about residents."
Amber Patton, LPN, CDAL, ED

"It was a great opportunity to learn an overview to help me consider whether I want to become an activity director."
Karen Gott

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Date: August 23, 2019
Location: Philadelphia, PA
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Danielle Micale Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"It was rewarding to be part of a group dedicated to making a difference for those with Dementia or affected by dementia."
Eric Warden, CADDCT, CDP, LPC

"As a current CDP I had previously attended the seminar with an independent instructor. There was a tremendous difference in the information presented, discussion and energy level to Danielle's credit! As a geriatric professional of almost 2 decades this seminar was the most informational and educational of my career."
Kathryn Hannah, CADDCT, CDP, CBIS

"This was a great refresher. I realized how far my facility needs to go to provide better dementia care. This class was wonderful. I loved all the personal experiences the instructor provided."


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Date: August 21, 2019
Location: Tarrytown, NY
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"Learned greater approaches to material. This will help me relate better to residents, staff and family. We never fulfill our educational needs completely!"
Larry Cadrain, CADDCT, CDP

"The day was very interesting and even though I have taught other 8 hr Alzheimer courses, this was presented in a non-clinical was that I enjoyed and feel will be received well by my company students."
Kelley Green, CADDCT, CDP

"I found this seminar to be far and away the most detailed in years."
Michael Demisay, Executive Director

"Wonderful, comprehensive training! Great for professionals and family caregivers. Thank you!"
Meredith Levine, LMSW

 

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Date: August 14 & 15, 2019
Location: Beacon Institute - Columbia, MD
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I learned how to format the information into a concise class that is interesting and fun. Learned the business aspect of being a trainer."
Melody Selke, CADDCT, CDP

"Many valuable topics of discussion; very knowledgeable presenter. I'm excited to take these tools back to my facility and train all of our staff."
Rebecca Travels, CADDCT, CDP, Administrator

"Learned more in depth about dementia and all aspects; big picture. Definitely knowledge worth passing on to all working with people living with dementia. It was also great to see someone else's style of teaching, especially for such a large group."
Sierra Penfold, CADDCT, CDP

"The content provided on hoarding was quite valuable and will be utilized in future curriculum for our assisted living line staff and management. Nellie was an impressive balance of task orientation, expertise, engagement and validation. I also personally enjoyed her wit and sense of humor."
Kasie Wimmer, CADDCT, CDP, CSL

"I learned a lot, Nellie's presentation was enjoyable and she kept my attention. I enjoyed her stories and all of the content!"
Veronica Pavlakis, CADDCT, CDP

"Really enjoyed the changes Nellie made to terminology - expresssions vs. behaviors and her knowledge on person-centered care! Seminar was great!"

"Gave me a broader knowledge of dementia. It also opened my eyes to what can be done in my community as a whole."
Natasha Osei-House, CADDCT, CDP

 

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Date: August 7, 2019
Location: Raleigh, NC
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Lynn Biot Gordon, COO & Vice President Corporate Training
CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

"I really enjoyed learning some of the real life application stories. The intimacy and aging section/video will be very helpful with staff. I really enjoyed all of the seminar. Great information presented well!"
Serina Durrah, CADDCT, CDP, CRCFA

"Lots of great ideas - will take info back to facility and integrate with our current programs."
Hope Vick, RN, Administrator

"All so often dementia patients that attend our Senior Enrichment Center don't have activities specific for them. Knowing that I can include them in activities like a "trip to Hawaii" will give them a sense of inclusion. The presentation was phenomenal."
Yavona Thomas, LPC

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CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar
Date:  May 2, 2019
Location:  Washington, DC
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Nellie Stolarz  Vice President Corporate Training

"I believe in constant/continuing education and this was precisely what I was seeking - not only a refresher in some areas but also an eye-opening class/course in so many areas for me.  Dementia research and findings are constantly changing and I appreciate this class providing cutting edge research and trends which will ultimately make me a more compassionate companion caregiving and Activities Director."
Robyn Lighthammer, Founder, Companion Caregiving

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CADDCT Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer Certification Seminar
ADDC Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar
Date: January 4, 2019
Location: Baltimore, MD
NCCDP Corporate Trainer Danielle Micale Vice President Corporate Training

"I learned about the curriculum content, how it was organized in the teacher's manual, as well as in the student's notebook; and how the two manuals and their content complemented each other. I began the process of becoming familiar with the info contained in each module as well as how I will utilize the materials in teaching the seminar. I can only begin to state my gratitude in regards to all of the work you have done to make my task of teaching and all that goes along with it as easy as possible."
Sarah Twinam, RN, CDP, CADDCT
Director of Resident Care

"The seminar was awesome. Danielle was an excellent presenter. I especially loved how she personalized examples of what she experienced with her loved ones battling Dementia."
Bobbie Beharrie, RN, CDP, CADDCT
Director of Personal Care

"Danielle gave me the insight on not only how I can help my company with this information, but the possibility of either working for NCCDP as a trainer or to start my own business doing this. This is truly my passion! I also learned about the First Responder training - something else I want to do!"
Lori Horstman, MS, CEAL, CDP, CADDCT
Director Of Community Relations

"I found sitting through the seminar for the 2nd time today extremely helpful. The intimate group size was far more conducive to learning than the large approximately 100 person group I had the 1st time. This reinforced knowledge I already had and made connections clearer for presenting to my community."
Marvene Ewell Siegel, CDP, CADDCT
AL Resident Services Director


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"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