Responding to Alzheimer's for Public Safety 

Skills Obtained:

Awareness, Investigation/Missing, Interacting with person’s with Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers.

 

Course Description:

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) causes brain deterioration. Officers and their supervisors need accurate information to be safe and ensure public safety when dealing with these individuals. Person’s with AD may be diagnosed or not, may not comprehend or comply with verbal commands and may present a threat to public safety.

This 8-hour class will provide the knowledge and information for an agency to respond to incidents with persons with Alzheimer’s.

Course Objectives:

• How to recognize the signs/symptoms of a person with AD

• Understanding the disease and behaviors of persons with AD

• When, why, or how public safety may encounter a person with AD

• Effectively interviewing a person with AD or caregivers

• Conducting a search & rescue for a missing person with AD and effectively using the media in these investigations

• Establishing policies for handling cases with a person with AD

• Review available locative devices and other resources for AD

 

Recommended Audience:

This class is delivered as an awareness level course for Chiefs, Sheriffs, Commanders, PIO’s, patrol officers, Detectives, EMT’s/Firefighters, dispatchers, etc. 

CONTACT NEXT GENERATION TRAINING

 

Office Information

8114 Fisher Dr.

Frisco, Texas  

469-353-8185

Email

Training@NextGenTraining.org 

 

Owner Contact Information

Daphne Levenson

Owner/Trainer

504-232-5104

Email 

Daphne@NextGenTraining.org  

 

Hank Levenson

Owner/Trainer

504-232-7676

Email

Hank@NextGenTraining.org

 

Sparky Thomas

Marketing & Technical Assistance

Sparky@NextGenTraining.org   

 

 

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