Module 1: Introduction to Dementia: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Statistics, Screening Tests, Assessment Tools
Module 2: Communication
Module 3: Feelings and Repetitive Behaviors
Module 4: Wandering, Hoarding, Paranoia, and Hallucinations
Module 5: Intimacy, Sexuality, Aggressive Behaviors and Catastrophic Reactions
Module 6: Depression and Repetitive Behaviors
Module 7: Personal Care: Pain, Nutrition, Bathing, Dressing, Toileting, Eating, Swallowing and Sleep Disturbances and Falls. Please note for this module, all information will be provided in the handouts but we will only review in class the Nutrition and Pain modules.
Module 8: Activities, Activity Dementia Calendar and Sensory Enrichment Calendar. Activities Make Them Meaningful.
Module 9: Environment: Changes that Make a Difference.
Module 10: Staff and Family Support
Module 11: Stress and the Caregiver, Abuse, and Neglect
Module 12: Multicultural Considerations
Module 13: Pastoral Care and Preparing for End of Life
What is included:
Upon completion of this seminar, you as an NCCDP Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer CADDCT will be able to offer the NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care seminar at your place of employment or market private seminars for a fee in any state you choose. You will not be teaching a Certified Dementia Practitioner class nor the Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer class. You will be presenting at minimum the 8-hour live in person Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care curriculum. You are an independent contractor and you do not work for the NCCDP.
ADDC PowerPoint Curriculum on Memory Stick - Instructor Manual in Note Format (which can never be copied nor distributed)
Master Student Hand Out Notebook (All your students will be required to have)
Text Books (Books include these topics: communication, Montessori activities, environment, diagnosis)
Video on Sexuality on a memory stick (Intimacy and Aging: Issues and Answers for Long Term Care and Home Care Staff. 24 minute video)
Pretest / Posttest to provide to your employees only if your company requires a test
Tips for Presenters
Tips for Marketing
Sample Sign-in Sheet
Sample class Certificate
How to obtain CEU's
Where to obtain databases
How to market the class and fees to charge
Certification as a CDP and CADDCT
Upon completion of this seminar, you as an NCCDP Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer CADDCT will be able to offer the NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care seminar at your place of employment or in any state you choose. You will not be teaching a Certified Dementia Practitioner class nor the Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer class.
At any time you are welcome to attend a CADDCT class if you feel you need a refresher course. There is no charge but please let NCCDP know you are coming and bring your course materials.
Every two years (even), NCCDP updates the ADDC curriculum. You will receive several e-mail notifications. At this point you will discontinue using the curriculum and purchase a new curriculum.