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This educational seminar provides professionals with a deeper understanding of communication changes resulting from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.* After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals with knowledge of dementia will be able to: Explain the meaning of communication and list various types of communication Describe and apply person-centered theories as [...]

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Understanding Dementia for Professionals
This educational seminar provides an opportunity for professionals to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and how to apply this information to their profession. After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals who are new to the field of dementia, will be able to: Explain how dementia manifests and progresses Recognize common symptoms throughout th [...]

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For Professionals
If you are a medical professional looking for resources or support, please visit our Healthcare Outreach page here click here. We have a staff member dedicated to informing clinicians and other healthcare professionals about our core support and education services—all free and non-medical— to facilitate referrals of persons with dementia and their caregivers and to supplement a physician care plan [...]

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Healthcare Outreach
The Medical and Healthcare Professional Outreach Program seeks to build relationships with healthcare professionals, educating them about the disease and facilitating patient and caregiver connections to CaringKind’s free supportive services. The Rapid Referral Program is a free service and an easy way for you to directly link families to a CaringKind Helpline specialist. Download the form here. F [...]

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Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers
Our nationally-recognized Dementia Care Training for Professional Caregivers specifically aims to empower direct care workers from a variety of settings to provide the highest quality of care to persons with dementia. The training is currently offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese. This training meets for a full day, once a week for seven weeks, at our main office in midtown Manhattan. Trainee [...]

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