Memory Care: The Basics

1.75 CEUs

This course teaches the foundations of care for clients with Alzheimer’s disease. By starting with the basics, you can begin your journey to understanding how Alzheimer’s affects those in your care. Learning the basic tools to memory care will help you help your clients.

NOTE: This course contains both Instructor Led and Active Learning components. You must spend at least 2 hours online to earn your Certificate for this course.

 Course Objectives:

  • What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease and how it is diagnosed and treated
  • What the person with memory loss experiences
  • How the disease progresses
  • Basic Principles of Communication
  • How to communicate with the Person with Dementia
  • How to assist the person with memory loss with daily care

Course Approvals:

This course is offered by Missouri Assisted Living Association (MALA) and MALA is an approved Training Agency for the Missouri Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators.

NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.75 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20191022-1.75-A48123-DL – expires 10-22-2019.

About the Instructor

sharon-brothersSharon K. Brothers, MSW brings over 30 years’ experience in senior care services to her passion as the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education. Sharon has an advanced degree in social work and leadership experience in multi-state Assisted Living corporations. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession.