The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter at 200 Executive Blvd. in Southington is offering a training course for professionals focused on caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease. The program is being offered on Aug. 25 and Sept. 29.
The newly revised habilitation training curriculum program is a train-the-trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with Alzheimer’s and dementia care, to train direct care staff in a wide array of care settings. The seven hour training teaches attendees the 13-hour curriculum in best habilitation therapy practices.
Modules include a PowerPoint presentation, discussion activities, lecture, and demonstration, role-play, and group work. The program will be held from 9:15 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Lunch is provided.
There is a reasonable fee charged for professional trainings. Space is limited and registration is required.
The Alzheimer’s Association offers care and support through the 24/7 Helpline, support groups, care consultations, and community education. For more information or to register for the course, contact the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter at (860) 828-2828 or visit www.alz.org/ct.