DURHAM, NC: In the Know, a Home Care Pulse Company and the industry’s leading caregiver training solution, is proud to announce their Alzheimer’s Disease Specialist Training is now recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association. This prestigious recognition is based on a comprehensive curriculum review to ensure all courses align with evidence-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.
“Receiving this recognition is an absolute honor for In the Know,” says In the Know’s Chief Content Officer, Linda Leekley BS, RN. “As nurses and educators, it’s our mission to provide caregivers access to cutting-edge training in Alzheimer’s and dementia care so they can perform consistent, evidence-based care to the individuals with whom they interact daily.”
High-quality, person-centered training improves communication between caregivers and individuals living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, reduces dementia-related behaviors, and increases job satisfaction for staff.
Erik Madsen, CEO of Home Care Pulse notes, “We are honored to be the only caregiver CE training provider recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association. In keeping with our commitment to make our training as widely available as possible, these exceptional courses are now available—at no extra cost—to all In the Know eLearning subscribers.
The following seven courses in Alzheimer’s Disease Specialist Training have been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for successfully incorporating the evidence-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations:
- All about Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Activities for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
- Mealtime with Alzheimer’s & Dementia
- Communicating with Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Safe Environments for People Living with Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease
- Supporting and Guiding Individuals through Dementia-Related Behaviors
- Preventing Elopement
Courses can be taken individually or as a complete learning path. Caregivers who complete the entire learning path are awarded In the Know’s Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Specialist Badge. Organizations that utilize this training are welcome to mention the Alzheimer’s Association recognition when referencing the training program in internal and external communications and are also eligible to purchase the essentiALZ ® certification exam from the Alzheimer’s Association
ABOUT IN THE KNOW, A HOME CARE PULSE COMPANY
In the Know is a nationally recognized caregiver training provider with over 20 years of experience in helping the aging care market train, engage, and retain caregivers. With 180+ eLearning courses and an intuitive, time-saving platform for managing assignments, training your staff has never been simpler. In February 2020, In the Know merged with Home Care Pulse with a vision of helping agencies deliver better outcomes by combining rich insights and feedback with best-in-class caregiver training.
ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION
The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. For more information, visit www.alz.org or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.