Understanding Dementia for Professionals

This educational seminar provides an opportunity for professionals to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and how to apply this information to their profession. RSVP online for an upcoming meeting After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals who are new to the field of dementia, will be able to: Explain how dementia manifests and progresses Recognize common symptoms throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s disease Apply strategies to engage a person with dementia Identify CaringKind resources available for individuals and families affect [...]

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For Professionals

If you are a medical professional looking for resources or support, please visit our Healthcare Outreach page here click here. We have a staff member dedicated to informing clinicians and other healthcare professionals about our core support and education services—all free and non-medical— to facilitate referrals of persons with dementia and their caregivers and to supplement a physician care plan. We also have materials to offer you. Training for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Healthcare and Caregiving Professionals Our experienced training staff offers programs to sensitize professionals and pa [...]

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Healthcare Outreach

The Medical and Healthcare Professional Outreach Program seeks to build relationships with healthcare professionals, educating them about the disease and facilitating patient and caregiver connections to CaringKind’s free supportive services. The CaringKind Connection Program is a free service and an easy way for you to directly link families to a CaringKind Helpline specialist. Download the form here For more information or to schedule an in-service at your office, contact our CaringKind Helpline at (646) 744-2900 or Helpline@caringkindnyc.org. [...]

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Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

Our nationally-recognized 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, Spanish, and Chinese. This training meets for a full day, once a week for seven weeks, at our main office in midtown Manhattan. Trainees who complete the program receive a certificate of attendance. This program is open to direct care staff who are paid to provide hands-on care to individuals. Topics include: Understanding the di [...]

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