Professional Education

Caregiver Education | Professional Education Understanding Dementia for ProfessionalsThis 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. 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 progressesRecognize common symptoms throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s diseaseApply strategies to engage a person with dementiaIdentify CaringKind resources a [...]

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For Professionals

NOTE Home Health Aides and CDPAP family/friends can now get the vaccine through the city.  Appointments can be scheduled in this link. COVID-19: Vaccine Locations - NYC HealthNYC HealthIf 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 [...]

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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. CaringKind Connection Program is designed to assist social workers, case managers, and other professionals in meeting the non-medical needs of clients with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as their families, friends, and support systems. This free service is an easy way for professionals to link clients directly to a Dementia [...]

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Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers

NOTE Home Health Aides and CDPAP family/friends can now get the vaccine through the city.  Appointments can be scheduled in this link. COVID-19: Vaccine Locations - NYC HealthNYC HealthOur 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 [...]

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