Training is a Priority
The rise of dementia is creating tremendous demand for both paid and informal/family caregivers. Currently, both the home care industry and family caregivers lack sufficient awareness of and access to dementia care training resources.
People with Lewy body dementia struggle with cognitive, behavioral and motor symptoms, and a progressive decline in their ability to perform activities of daily living. They may experience confusion, difficulties with language and memory, agitation, hallucinations, depression and other symptoms. Providing care and support is difficult when normal ways of communicating and reasoning are no longer effective. These challenges can also disrupt the emotional bond between care recipient and care giver. When caregivers become overwhelmed, whether their caregiving role is professional or informal, their health and well-being suffer.
By learning about Lewy body dementia and building new caregiving skills, caregivers can:
Workshops for Caregivers
We work with caregiving service providers, memory care centers, senior centers and the family caregivers they support. Our programs are tailored to partner requirements and goals. We maximize partner participation while minimizing their time spent on event planning and logistics.
The Susan and Charles Berghoff Foundation offers dementia education workshops to caregiver service providers, memory care centers, public health agencies and senior centers.
To learn more or inquire about a presentation for your organization or your client and their families, email us at email@example.com.