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Memory Care: Setting the Stage for Care


This 6-hour online course covers ways to create a calming environment, activities and enrichment programs and care plans and appraisals for adult critical care.

  • Defining the Environment
  • Factors in the Environment that effect our residents with dementia
  • Environmental Cues or Signals
  • Sensory Input
  • Routine in the Environment
  • Unfamiliar Environment
  • Purpose of Activities for People with Dementia
  • Activity Programs that Work: what they are and how to do them
  • Understanding the Purpose of Appraisals
  • Timing: When are appraisals needed
  • Understanding Care Planning
  • Making a good care plan
  • Record keeping


In this course, the learner will learn ways to adapt the space around you for a better care setting, activities that can be implemented today, and appraisal and care planning skills.


This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 113
cost $74.95
estimated time to
complete course
6 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW


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about is the leading online provider of Continuing Education Units for nursing home and assisted living administrators and those needing training to work with senior, Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Their courses are 100% online and CEU credits can be completed at home or where you work. All courses when completed allow students to print out a certificate of completion for verification they have successfully completed their CEU credits. is accredited by NCERS/NAB for nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators, RNs, LCSW and MFTs throughout the U.S. They are also approved for Kansas Adult Care Home Administrators (KDHE) and California RCFE and ARF administrators.