Resources related to Dementia Capability: Illinois Department on Aging

Resources related to Dementia Capability: Illinois Department on Aging

The Illinois Department on Aging https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/Pages/default.aspx, created a training designed for the Aging Network on components of a dementia capable service delivery system that includes a manual and videos. The training is designed for care coordinators, Adult Protective Service workers, in-home workers, adult day service workers, Aging and Disability Resource Center staff, managed care organization staff, and supportive living facility staff.

Keywords: dementia capable, service delivery, training, Illinois Department on Aging

Links:
Training Manual
Introduction and Section One: Dementia and Anatomy of the Brain, Frontotemporal Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia
Section Two: Alzheimer’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Vascular Dementia
Section Three: 2 Caregivers’ Stories (Alzheimer’s disease)
Section Four: Communication and Expectations
Section Five: A Caregiver’s Story (Frontotemporal Dementia)
Section Six: The Practical Application for: Care Coordinators, Adult Protective Services Case Workers, In-Home Case Workers, Adult Day Service Staff, Managed Care Staff, Supportive Living Facility Staff, Aging and Disability Resource Center Staff, SHIP Workers
Adult Day Service Staff
Adult Protective Services Case Workers
Aging and Disability Resource Center
In-Home Care Workers
Managed Care Staff