Event Calendar

Monday, September 9, 2024

2024 Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Care Training Seminar

Start Date: 9/9/2024 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 9/9/2024 5:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Peoria Civic Center

201 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL  United States  61602

Organization Name: Illinois Health Care Association

Ashley Caldwell
Email: acaldwell@ihca.com
Phone: (217) 528-6455

About the Event

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Training is a pre-requisite for anyone who would like to be a certified dementia practitioner with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. This program is interactive and covers the following topics:
  • Intro to Dementia
  • Normal Aging vs Dementia
  • Communication, Feelings and Repetitive Behaviors
  • Wandering, Paranoia, and Hallucinations – How to re-direct
  • Intimacy, Sexuality, Negative Behaviors
  • Activity ideas and Memory Care Dementia Calendar
  • Staff and Family Relationships;  Stress and the Caregiver
  • Multicultural Considerations, Pastoral Care, and End of Life
Class size is limited to 50. Deadline to Register: August 23, 2024

To find out more, click here to view the event flyer. 

Convention Attendee Discount

This training is being held in conjunction with the IHCA Annual Convention & Expo. Convention Attendees can save 50% on their registration fees for this training. To obtain the discount code to use during registration, contact Ashley Caldwell at acaldwell@ihca.com

Continuing Education

Illinois nursing home administrators, social workers and licensed nurses will receive 7 clock hours of continuing education for participating in this session. The Illinois Health Care Association is approved as a sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.