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Training frontline caregivers essential to care and can be cost effective

My reason for bringing these posts back to your attention is this: recently a very good article about long-term care facilities investing in frontline staff training was published. This article makes a great point in that while long-term care has traditionally relied on drugs and other methods to “control” patients, trained front line staff, who are usually Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), can make a huge difference in the behaviors of people with dementia. 

Read more about training frontline caregivers and family to care for those with dementia:

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