Recognizing a Critical Cohort in Hands-On Dementia Care Kicking off on June 14th, this is the 41st year of National Nursing Assistants Week, and we're eager to spread the word as nationwide, 4.5 million nursing assistants provide hands-on dementia care every day (source: National Network of Career Nursing Assistants). From assistance with bathing and dressing to … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: May 2018
Check out the publications on ID and dementia developed through our participation with the National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disability and Dementia Practices.
Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon Teaching Innovative UMass Online Policy Course This unique online course is available to anyone in the community who is interested in dementia policy — advocates, staff of advocacy and community organizations, and members of provider organizations who are seeking to better understand the policy process. Learning Outcomes Include: Explain the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: April 2018
All the latest Alzheimer's advocacy news and happenings, in the US and abroad.
Registration Open for Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit Currently, an estimated 1 million people with dementia live alone in their homes and communities. This reality presents unique challenges, and we hope you'll join us to discuss these challenges — and develop solutions — at one of three locations this spring. These one-day summit meetings will … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018
Join us this spring for one of our three "Living Alone with Alzheimer's" one-day conferences focused on the challenges of the approximately 1 million people currently living alone with a dementia diagnosis. Conferences will be held in: Orange County, California St. Louis, Missouri Baltimore, Maryland Register and learn more at LivingAloneWithAD.com, and spread the word! … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Hosts Living Alone with Alzheimer’s Summit
Nevada State Legislature Committee Meeting "Dementia is increasingly understood to be a life course disease by key policy-makers, not merely a disease of older persons." - Mike Splaine, Carson City, NV On Monday, January 29th, Mike Splaine presented a testimony to members of the Nevada State Legislature's Committee to Study the Needs Related to the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018
Couldn't watch Mike present his testimony live? Want to review what he shared? Read his official statement, given before members of the Nevada State Legislature, below: Statement of Michael Splaine, Splaine Consulting Committee to Study the Needs Related to the Behavioral and Cognitive Care of Older Persons, Carson City, Nevada, January 29, 2018 Let me offer … Continue reading Mike Splaine Speaks to Nevada State Legislature Cognitive Care Committee
Cognitive Solutions, an arm of Splaine Consulting focused on dementia care best practices in hospitals, was pleased to partner with Argentum on a report about innovations in memory care communities. Download the PDF here. The recommendations in the Argentum document align well with the Alzheimer's Association's recently issued Dementia Care Best Practice Recommendations. Developed by … Continue reading Shaping Policy Into Practice: Argentum Memory Care Report
Splaine Consulting to Host One-Day Conferences on Living Alone with Dementia We're pleased to announce an innovative series of one-day meetings, to be held in three locations across the US, to discuss the unique challenges of living alone with dementia. Currently, an estimated 1 million people with dementia live alone in their communities. Save these … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: December 2017