Upcoming Classes

For registration information please contact Lilly Adrian with The Bridge of Time: 325-864-0031 or laadrian1953@yahoo.com

Certified Assisted Living Managers Certification – on Zoom – 11/14 – 11/16

Certified Dementia Practitioners Course – 11/17/2022

A Holiday Affair Intergenerational Dementia Care, a full-day conference featuring Teepa Snow

“Best Practices for Memory Care: How to Walk  the Dementia Journey”

Virtual Class for Caregivers/Staff

  • Part 1 – Dementia 101
    Learning to “WALK THE JOURNEY WITH THEM” – Understanding Dementia
  •  Part 2 – Dementia 102
    Communication and Validation…knowing where their HANDS HAVE BEEN IN LIFE!
  • Part 3 – Dementia 103
    How to Learn to INVITE TO ENGAGE – Life Enrichment At Its Best

Cost – $850.00 – 6 Hr. course.  Includes handouts on topics listed above plus a lot of extra Life Enrichment Programming Info. Specific to knowing your residents better.   

“Best Practices for Memory Care: Dementia From Beginning to End”

Virtual Class for Caregivers/Staff

Part 1: Defining Dementia

  • What is it
  • Statistics
  • Know their STORIES

Part 2: Walking into Their World

  • Communication
  • Validation

Part 3: Life Enrichment at its Best: The Difference between Life Enrichment and Activities

  • The Invitation to Engage
  • Developing Successful Programming

Part 4: Diagnosis Til Death

  • Family Support
  • Spiritual Needs
  • Support Beyond Death  

Cost – $1250.00. 8 Hr. course. Includes handouts on topics listed above plus Memory Care check list forms and Story Templates to use for the Story project along with forms to use in setting up successful programming.

RULE 92.43
(a) A facility must adopt, implement and enforce a written policy that:
(1) requires a facility employee to successfully complete training in the provision of care to residents with AD or related disorders and
(2) ensure the care and services provided by a facility employee to a resident with AD or a related disorder meet the specific identified needs of the resident relating to the diagnosis of AD or related disorder.
(b) The training required for facility employees under subsection a) (1) of this section must include information about:
(1) Symptoms of dementia
(2) Stages of AD
(3) Person-centered behavioral interventions and
(4)Communication with a resident with AD or a related disorder.
The following Modules will be covered at these dementia classes: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behavior, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care and End of Life Issues. Along with the latest State of Texas regulations, with discussions on how to retain employees, those legal issues and forms you must know about, the importance of music in any program and how to market those great programs you have.