Unsure where to start when working with dementia? You’re not alone!
This certification was designed with you in mind – a comprehensive dementia care program developed to specifically meet the needs of OTs, PTs and SLPs, as you are a vital part of the dementia care team.
Understanding the unique challenges and considerations involved in providing care for individuals with dementia and their care partners is crucial, and this course will provide you a tried-and-true dementia framework that will simplify your assessment and treatment plan, no matter where in their dementia journey they are.
This training filled with practical and applicable strategies will help you confidently provide person-centered care to each unique case based on their needs and limitations. Plus, you’re instantly eligible to become a Certified Dementia Care Specialist (CDCS) through Evergreen Certifications!*
So what are you waiting for? Purchase today!
The tuition includes your CDCS certification fee!
There’re no hidden charges. Just complete this training. When you finish, you’ll get simple instructions on how you can easily apply to become certified at no additional cost to you!
*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/ecdcs.
Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships
All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners. For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.
CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Lizette Cloete, OTR/L CADDCT, CDP, is a Skills2Care occupational therapist, who graduated from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1992. Recently, she and her husband moved to Greenville, SC, to be closer to her parents, who both are aging with cognitive impairment. Her primary goal is to help her parents age in place.
With an international educational background and upbringing, Lizette brings a unique perspective to the table, incorporating her Occupational Therapy training from South Africa with her 30 years of experience in caring for people with dementia in the USA.
In 2020, Lizette established her company, Think Different Dementia, LLC with the goal of helping families committed to keeping their loved one with dementia at home, do so without sacrificing their own lives, health or relationships.
Lizette has been a frequent guest lecturer on various dementia-related topics at various state-level conferences over the past decade. She has been a guest on numerous podcasts and interviewed for the newspaper, educating people on dementia and dementia care. She is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). She volunteers as an Alzheimer’s Association Advocate for South Carolina, working towards advocacy for legislation to benefit people with dementia.
In 2020, using her clinical observation skills and evidence-based practice, Lizette developed an easy-to-use framework through which to view how to care for people with dementia, providing formal-care partners a systematic way to problem solve common dementia-related behaviors, called Dementia Made Simple.
Lizette thrives by helping families who are committed to keeping their loved one with dementia at home, while supporting them in this oftentimes difficult journey. For more information, visit her YouTube channel called Think Different Dementia or her website www.thinkdifferentdementia.com
Financial: Lizette Cloete is the founder and CEO of Think Different Dementia, LLC. and has an employment relationship with Self Regional Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lizette Cloete has a parent with dementia.
Access never expires for this product.
Getting Started: An Easy To Use Dementia Care Framework with Comprehensive Care Planning
The Burden Being Carried: Impact of Dementia on Care Partners and Society
Understanding Cognition: Advancing Critical Thinking Skills
Practical Solutions To Challenging Behaviors: How and Where To Focus PEACE Approach for agitation, aggression, wandering, repetitive questions and more!
Advanced Treatment Approaches for Dementia Care
Help the Helper: What Rehabilitation Professionals Need To Know About Being A Care Partner
Develop a Comprehensive Dementia Care Plan: Putting It All Together
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