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CARES Activities of Daily Living 10-Hour   

The CARES® Activities of Daily Living 10-Hour Online Training Program focuses on the activities of daily living (ADLs) across all levels of thinking decline, progressing from normal thinking to the first signs of dementia to the late and end stages of the disease process. In each level of decline, specific strategies are presented for a variety of ADLs including bathing, dressing, eating, grooming, mouth care, and using the bathroom. Since a lot of the direct care, you provide is related to ADLs, these thoughtful and effective strategies can be used immediately with anyone for whom you provide care.

This program has 10 modules (10 hours). The modules include:

  1. Dementia and the CARES® Approach
  2. Creating Meaning in Activities of Daily Living
  3. Recognizing and Managing Pain
  4. Bathing
  5. Dressing
  6. Eating
  7. Grooming
  8. Mouth Care
  9. Using the Bathroom
  10. Mobility, Transferring, and Positioning

About CARES® Dementia Certification

CARES Dementia Certification recognizes and tests a user’s dementia understanding and dementia care knowledge.  CARES Dementia Certification is optional and is included at no additional cost with the purchase of CARES Activities of Daily-Living 10-Hour. Successful completion of the exam recognizes users for being educated about dementia and for being trained and certified in person-centered dementia care practices using the CARES® Approach.

This is an online program and students will need a web browser with an internet connection.

WSCC Program Requirements:

  • Students must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • CARES Activities of Daily Living 10-Hour
  • Fee: $99.00
    Dates: 7/1/2024 - 7/15/2024
    Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Days: Daily
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Zoom or Teams ONLINE
    Room: ZOOM
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