Dementia-Capable Care of Adults with ID and Dementia - Hallowell, Maine

Hallowell, Maine
Monday, June 20, 2016
National Task Group on 
Intellectual Disabilities
& Dementia Practices

         
Dementia-Capable Care of Adults with ID and Dementia - Hallowell, Maine
Monday, June 20, 2016 - Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cohen Community Center
22 Town Farm Road
Hallowell, Maine 04347
United States

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Hosted by Spectrum Generations 
thanks to generous funding from a grant from the 
Maine Developmental Disabilities Council


Dementia Capable Care of Adults with
Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia 

Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia is offered as a two-day "Basic" course or a three-day enhanced course to become an NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer.  It is based on the newly developed national model evidence-informed NTG Education and Training Curriculum on Dementia and Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.  This workshop is being offered at a greatly reduced price thanks to the generous support of the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council...the regular fee for the 2 day workshop is $275 and $475 for the 3 day Trainer workshop.  Don't miss this chance to take part in this nationally recognized training at a huge discount!!

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

2 Day Basic Workshop:    $215   June 20, 21, & 22, 2016.  
Registration/Sign In:  8:30 am to 9:00 am.  Workshop starts promptly at 9 am and ends at 4:30 pm each day.

Target Audience:  The workshop is appropriate for any staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in both disability-related, health care, and aging-related agencies.

Description:  This highly interactive and evidence-informed workshop covers the basic concepts of care of an adult with ID and dementia.  

Topics include:  Introduction to Aging & ID • Understanding Dementia in Adults with ID • What is Dementia?  How Does it Present Differently in Adults with ID? • Early Detection and Screening for Dementia in ID • Obtaining a a Diagnosis • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with ID and Dementia • Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Adults with ID and Dementia • Non-pharmacologic Interventions for Behavior • Communication Tips & Strategies • Adapting the Physical Environment • Dementia Capable Residences • Stage-based Considerations • Bridging the Aging and Disability Networks.

A certificate for 12 contact hours will be awarded at the completion of the workshop.

3 Day NTG Affiliated Regional Trainer Workshop:    $270    Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, June 20, 21 & 22, 2016.
Registration/Sign In:  8:30 am - 9:00 am.  Workshop begins promptly at 9 am and finishes at 4:30 pm daily.

Target Audience:  The workshop is appropriate for any staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities of older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in both disability-related, health care, and aging-related agencies who have prior training experience.

Description: This workshop is for those with prior training experience wishing to become an "NTG Affiliated Trainer."  

The first two days of the workshop cover the topics outlined above in the 2 Day Basic Workshop.  A third day is added and is devoted to understanding and delivering the full NTG Dementia Capable Care Curriculum.

NTG Affiliated Trainers are authorized to use NTG branded and copyrighted training materials to train within their own organization or to conduct training for outside agencies and organizations.  Affiliated trainers have access to greatly expanded topic modules, trainer manual, NTG continuing education webinars, and are mentored by NTG Master Trainers.  

Outcome: Greater understanding of dementia and its effects on people with intellectual disabilities, greater capacity to provide dementia-capable direct services to adults with ID and dementia, and knowledge of how to develop a dementia-capable environment and programming.

 

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Credit cards accepted for secure online payment.

    If paying by check:

    Please make check payable to AADMD and mail to:
    National Task Group on ID & Dementia (NTG)
    3761 Renee Drive, Suite 167
    Myrtle Beach, SC  29578
    Please write:  NTG Maine Workshop and attendee's name in the memo line to ensure your check is properly credited.




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