Application Process Open for Free Training on Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Dementia Living in Assisted Living
On September 30, 2020 by Heidi Simpson
The national Alzheimer’s Association is offering a special topic Project ECHO series based on their guidance Emergency Preparedness: Caring for persons living with dementia in a long-term or community-based care setting.
Up to twenty-five (25) assisted living communities from across the U.S. will be selected to participate in this Project Echo series.
- FORMAT: Live Zoom virtual meetings; case-based learning and brief presentations by dementia care experts; “all teach, all learn” approach.
- TIME COMMITMENT: Five (5) one-hour sessions over five weeks.
- DATES: Wednesdays from 2-3 CDT beginning October 21 through November 18.
- COST: FREE!
Content will highlight best-practice recommendations and will include the following topics:
- Introduction/Illness Prevention/Person Centered Care
- Nutrition and Mobility
- Dementia Related Behaviors
- Evaluation and Putting it all Together
Members interested in being a part of this learning opportunity should complete the application form by the Friday, October 9, 2020 deadline. Acceptance is on a first-received basis.