Please join the Institute for Education in Healthcare at Rhode Island College  for a four-hour training designed for staff working with older adults and their caretakers. The training is designed to build knowledge related to Dementia and diseases that cause Dementia. The training will be delivered by Laurie Mantz, founder and CEO of Dementia Training for Life, LLC is a Registered/Licensed Occupational Therapist, Educator and Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, Trainer, Care Manager and First Responder trainer.

Upon exiting the training participants will:

  • Understand of the signs and symptoms associated with Dementia with an emphasis on prevention and early detection;
  • Explore the care continuum through the lens of people living with Dementia, their caretakers, and the supports and services in place to help them; and
  • Practice using person centered care, an evidenced based practice supported by RI Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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Light refreshments and RINASW CEUs will be provided.


This training is part of a federal grant and includes data collection

The training is a component of the Dementia-Capable HCBS System Project, a grant funded by the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C grant. Participation in the training involves data collection including confidential

  1. a pre-assessment and post-assessment
  2. a training evaluation
  3. a follow-up assessment of dementia knowledge and attitudes

Participant incentives for participation in the training and data collection include $75 dollars for the combined attendance at training and training data and $75 for the completion of a confidential 90-day post-training assessment. If you have questions please contact Tonya Glantz at tglantz@ric.edu or call 401-456-4626.

Register HERE