Approved by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), this training program in Washington State and Olympia provides certification in Dementia Specialty for long-term care workers, included managers (there is no longer a separate class for managers) across Thurston, Mason, and Lewis counties.
Our state-approved dementia training certification program in Olympia, WA has a curriculum that covers:
the different types of dementias
approaches in care as as caregivers provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).
The one-day course also includes a competency exam, which requires a score of 80% or higher to successfully receive a DSHS-approved Dementia Certificate and 8 hours of Continuing Education units.
This dementia care training and certification program in Olympia and Washington is offered once a month.