Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders for ALF Level 1


This course discusses meeting the needs of residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders which requires a thorough understanding of the characteristics each stage of ADRD. This course provides caregivers in assisted living facilities with strategies and guidelines for effectively communicating with residents with ADRD. This training also includes tactics for preparing ALF caregivers to resolve family issues and maintain an environment that is safe and secure for residents with ADRD. *Jennifer Moore, RN, Florida Approved Alzheimer's/Dementia training provider: ALF 8385


Hours: 4.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals - ARC/SCU-8


Course approved for 4.00 of 8 ARC/SCU-8 Dementia Training contact hours as authorized by the State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals in compliance with Act 571 LA Legislature. Approval Number for 8 hour Dementia Training Curriculum ARC/SCU-8/46.

Debi Damas, RN, approved training provider (AL 698) is available Wednesday from 12pm to 2 pm EST to answer questions at 877-200-0020 ext. 7825. You may also send your questions to Approval #ALF AD142. For 4.00 contact hours.

Florida Department of Elder Affairs


Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, approved training provider (AL 8385) (HH 8386), (HSP 8387), (NH 8388) is available Wednesday from 12pm to 2 pm EST to answer questions at 877-200-0020 ext. 7825. You may also send your questions to . For 4.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-ADRDA1
Hours: 4
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2018
Learning Objectives:
Define ADRD and explain how it differs from normal aging
Describe the stages of ADRD and list ways to meet the needs of residents at each stage
Describe additional options for Late Stage ADRD
Explain hospice care in Assisted Living Facilities
Illustrate how ADRD patients are assessed for hospice eligibility
Identify 3 ways to effectively communicate with ADRD residents
List threeissues affecting familiesof residents with ADRD
List several ways to maintain an appropriate environment for residents with ADRD
Define the ethical principle of beneficence

Outline and Objectives Introduction Understanding ADRD Characteristics of ADRD Advanced Dementia Hospice Care Hospice Eligibility Communicating Family Issues The Right Environment Ethical Issues

Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Activities Professional; entry level Administrators; entry level Direct Care Workers; entry level Nurses; entry level Social Workers; in the following settings: Long-term Care, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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