"HELPING CARERS TO CARE: DEMENTIA CAREGIVING TRAINING HANDBOOK"
The International Federation of Alzheimer Associations.
World Health Organization. Based in the United Kingdom. International.
Community health workers are trained in the Alzheimer's Disease International 'Helping Carers to Care' dementia training program who then work with families in the following areas:
-How to identify resources and problems experienced by the individual with dementia, their carer and their family.
-Educate family members about what dementia is its causes, what it looks like, and possible treatment.
-Educate family members of an individual with dementia about caregiving strategies and how to better manage troublesome dementia symptoms.
-How families can work together as a united dementia caregiving unit.