Family Caregiver: Dementia

Total Training Time: 6-12 Hours

As more elders are diagnosed with various forms of dementia, family caregivers find themselves searching for resources that equip them to provide the best care for someone with dementia. Family Caregiver Series: Dementia is a course consisting of four workshops that focus on caring for a loved one with dementia. Designed with the family/volunteer caregiver in mind, the workshops provide insights into the science behind dementia, explain how the disease impacts all aspects of a person’s daily life, and provide tips on how to approach caring for a person with dementia. 

Course Workshops

Dementia Essentials

  • Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Maintenance of Respect, Dignity, and Quality of Life
  • Caregiver Stress and Burnout

Nutrition & Personal Care

  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Activites of Daily Living



Communication & Common Behaviors

  • Communication
  • Common Behaviors and How to Manage Them

End-of-Life Care

  • End-of-Life Care
  • Roles of Palliative and Hospice Care



Course Includes

  • Participant manuals, developed with health literacy in mind, thar make it easy for participants to understand the content and quickly apply workshop information at home
  • Step-by-step guides that provide participants with references to ensure that they are providing safe and effective care
  • Information on helpful devices as well as national caregiving resources for wide range of topics that give participants the tools they need to feel confident they are providing the best care
  • Two-hour workshop structure that allows for flexibility in delivery

Interested in offering this course at your school or organization? Call us at 855.442.5100 for licensing information.