Professional Training

Lisa Teglas, LLMSW, of the Northern Michigan Region, is certified to teach Foundations of Dementia Care to facility staff.  There are several training modules and most can be customized to meet your education needs.

General Topics:
About Dementia

Care Topics:
Enhancing Mealtime
Reducing Pain
Making Connections
Understanding Wandering
Reducing Risk of Falls
Promoting Restraint-Free Care
End of Life Care

Supervisory Topics
Learning to Lead

These training principles are derived from the Alzheimer's Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes.  Our nationwide goal is to empower healthcare staff with strategies to overcome inherent challenges with providing quality care for residents with dementia.  The teachings aim to improve the quality of life for all persons with dementia, their family members, and staff.

For more information on availability and pricing, contact either office.
Traverse City 231.929.3804         Alpena 989.356.4087