Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

Our Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers specifically aims to empower direct care workers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. The training is currently offered in English and Spanish.

This training meets for a full day, once a week for six weeks, at our main office. Trainees who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance at a graduation ceremony which occurs during week seven.

Topics include:

  • Understanding the disease process
  • Enhancing communication
  • Creating meaningful activities
  • Managing challenging behaviors
  • Palliative care
  • Person-centered care
  • Home safety
  • Family interactions
  • Cultural awareness
  • Elder abuse
  • Self-care

This nationally-recognized training has made a significant difference in the lives of persons with dementia, their family members, and those who are paid to care for them.

For more information or to register, please contact our 24-hour Helpline at (646) 744-2900.