Wednesday, April 12, 2017

New Video Highlights the CARES® Online Dementia Training Program

Dave Kyllo
 
The American Health Care Association (AHCA), and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) recommend HealthCare Interactive’s CARES® online dementia care training programs and the Alzheimer’s Association’s® essentiALZ® individual certification program to train staff and to use as resources to help reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics.  
 
 
A new video provides an overview of the CARES program. After you review the video, take a test drive of any of the CARES programs to see why the online training program has been so popular with AHCA/NCAL members.  
 
 
All the CARES training programs are available to AHCA/NCAL members at a 10 percent discount. Simply use promo code AHCA10 at checkout to apply your 10 percent savings off any purchase. 
 
 
CARES online training and essentiALZ certification were developed for both professional and family care providers for people living with dementia. The online programs are available 24/7. Each program may be purchased for an individual staff person or single site licenses are available to train and certify all staff for one low price for any or all of the programs. CARES also offers 25-user multiple site licenses.  
 
 
The CARES modules are:
  
CARES® Dementia Basics™ (includes access to the essentiALZ certification exam) 
 
Four modules, four hours with pricing starting at $24.95 for individuals and $999.95 for site licenses. Topics covered: 
 
  • Alzheimer’s and dementia 
  • Understanding behavior
  • Communication 
  • Person-centered care and the CARES® Approach 
 
  CARES® Dementia Advanced Care™ (includes access to the essentiALZ Plus certification exam) 
 
Six modules, six hours with pricing starting at $39.95 for individuals and $1,199.95 for site licenses. Topics covered include the CARES Approach and:
 
  • Making a connection 
  • Eating well 
  • Recognizing pain 
  • Minimizing falls 
  • Rethinking wandering 
  • Minimizing restraints
 
  
CARES® Dementia-Related Behavior™ (includes access to the essentiALZ Plus certification exam) 
 
Four modules, four hours with pricing starting at $24.95 for individuals and $999.95 for site licenses. Topics covered:
 
  •  Introduction to dementia-related behavior
  •  Using the CARES Approach to dementia-related behavior
  •  Breaking down the CARES Approach
  •  Key responses to dementia-related behavior
 
 
CARES® Activities of Daily Living™ (includes access to the essentiALZ Plus certification exam)
Ten modules, ten hours with pricing starting at $49.95 for individuals and $1,399.95 for site licenses. Topics covered:
 
 
· Dementia and the CARES Approach
· Creating meaning in activities of daily living
· Recognizing and managing pain
· Bathing
· Dressing  
· Eating  
· Grooming 
· Mouth care 
· Using the bathroom
· Mobility, transferring, and positioning
 
 
CARES® End-of-Life Dementia Care™ (includes access to the essentiALZ Plus certification exam)
 
Five modules, five hours with pricing starting at $32.95 for individuals and $1,099.95 for site licenses. Topics covered:
 
  • Introduction to End-of-Life Dementia Care
  • The CARES Approach
  • Decision Making at the End of Life
  • Comfort care
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Mobility, transferring, and positioning
 
Give CARES a test drive today. For more information, go to www.hcinteractive.com/CARES. Don’t forget to use promo code AHCA10 to receive 10% off your purchase.
 

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