Senior & Assisted Living Advisor Throughout Illinois

Education and Events

Home  >   News & Events  >   July 2023

Event Detail

Dementia Capable Care

Wednesday 07/19/2023 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Elderwerks Educational Services
251 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067

Dementia Capable Care™ is led by a certified instructor with over 30 years of experience in education and the field of dementia. Whether you are a new professional entering the field of dementia care, or someone that would like an in-depth program that not only meets the needs of your professional regulations, but will also develop skills that will assist you in your career in the field of dementia this program is a perfect fit! Learn or review stages of dementia, Allen Cognitive Scale, Communication skills and behaviors, that will give you insight into how to make a Person Living with Dementia live with dignity and grace. Look at a new perspective as we talk about not focusing on their disabilities but what they can do!

When participants successfully complete training delivered by a Certified Instructor, they will earn the DCC Specialist Credential, which formally recognizes their ability to apply the concepts of the Dementia Capable Care™ program. To complete training and receive your specialist credential, your attendance at the entire program is imperative. Please plan accordingly.
*Meets the IDPH guidelines for Dementia

Speaker: Chris Petrik, RN, BS, DCC-CI, Dementia Reality Master Trainer,
Director of Education, Elderwerks Educational Services

8:30 am to 9:00 am Sign-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am to 4:30 pm Presentation

$150.00 fee includes 6.5 Dementia CE Credits for Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators; breakfast and lunch, DCC workbook, DCC registration fee, post test, and specialist credential.

Space is limited! Sign up today!
847-462-0885 |

    = For Professionals   

Contact Elderwerks

Finding assisted living or other types of senior care can be overwhelming and a time-consuming task. Elderwerks is a relationship-based company. We are dedicated to our families 24/7.

Contact Us

For your complimentary, individual consultation, or for help touring an assisted living community, call an Elderwerks Advisor today at 855-462-0100.


Our monthly Newsletter provides up to date information on new research, resources, and other items of interest to older adults and their caregivers.