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"APPROACHING ALZHEIMER'S FOR FIRST RESPONDERS TRAINING - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION" PROGRAM

WHAT Training program for first responders when approaching those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in an emergency situation.
WHYTo increase awareness of Alzheimer's and help implement the appropriate approach towards those with Alzheimer's and other dementia in emergency situations.
WHEREThe Alzheimer's Association.
Across the U.S.A.


Program Description

The " Alzheimer's Association - Approaching Alzheimer's for First Responders Training"Program curriculum trains first responders on how to respond to:

-Alzheimer's Wandering
-Alzheimer's Driving, Firearms, Shoplifting
-Alzheimer's Abuse and Neglect
-Alzheimer's Disaster Response

The "Guide for First Responders" is a four-page booklet with an overview of topics covered in the training.

"Tip Cards for First Responders" cover Wandering, Driving, Abuse & Neglect and Disaster Response and have the emergency phone number for MedicAlert and the Alzheimer's Association Safe Return program.

A DVD, "Approaching Alzheimer's" is also available to train first responders.
source:alz.org

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