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Effective Training for Dementia Caregivers

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Date Published

September 15, 2020


Ohio Health Care Association


Assisted Living, Home Care, Hospice, Skilled Nursing


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Nearly 80% of all residents living in assisted living have some form of mild cognitive impairment. Given the turnover of caregivers, proper & effective training is a growing concern, especially to those residents with dementia. All staff needs to understand the basics of this disease through practical training to reduce turnover. An effectively trained staff is well-equipped & well-informed to deal with the unique needs of those with dementia, lack of understanding with this disease can lead to employee turnover, family dissatisfaction, and elder abuse. Join us as we discuss the top types of dementia affecting assisted living residents as well as effective communication and training techniques.


  • Identify and understand the top 5 types of Dementia most commonly seen in AL
  • Use effective communication and approach techniques for those with Dementia
  • Identify patterns of responsive behavior & best practices for diffusing the situation

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Vice President - Cognitive Care

Lori Horstman received her Bachelor's in Social Psychology, as well as her Masters' in Education, Work and Family Studies... Read More

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This program contains the following components:

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