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Boston, MA (01/14/2020) – CareAcademy, the leading automated training compliance platform, announced today their alliance with Teepa Snow, one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and dementia care. Her company, Positive Approach® to Care, educates, supports, and trains others in strategies that work for dementia care. CareAcademy is set to add nearly 100 hours of high-quality Teepa Snow dementia training to its course library on January 31, 2020, filling a growing specialization need in home care.
"Our alliance with Teepa Snow is powerful: given the rise of Alzheimer's, direct care workers need adaptive training to continually learn and hone their skills to meet the ever changing research and best practices" said Helen Adeosun, CareAcademy Co-Founder and CEO. “Our alliance means that agency owners can offer opportunities to caregivers to become dementia care specialists, and even launch their own dementia care programs, helping meet the growing demand.”
According to the Fall 2019 Home Care Pulse Benchmarking Study, 89% of survey respondents said that dementia and Alzheimer’s care is part of their home care agency’s formal training program for caregivers. Many CareAcademy customers, including Visiting Angels, Home Helpers Home Care, Home Care Assistance, and Comfort Keepers, have specialized dementia care business lines. This is not surprising, given the rising prevalence of dementia in the aging U.S. population.
CareAcademy’s automated training compliance platform provides the right caregiver training at the right time to its customer’s employees, automatically. CareAcademy’s library of over 100 class hours are made up of engaging, bite-sized videos that were designed to be taken on smartphones, no app download required. As a result of the class accessibility, text and email reminders, and an easy-to-use platform, classes have a 90%+ completion rate. With the addition of Teepa Snow’s dementia classes, agencies will have the tools they need at their fingertips to grow their businesses and provide the highest quality training available to their workforce.
"This alliance with CareAcademy supports my mission to change the culture of dementia support and care. Training plays a huge role in helping caregivers adequately care for those with dementia. There is still a lot of work to be done when it comes to working with people living with dementia, but this is a great step forward," said Teepa Snow, CEO and Founder of a Positive Approach® to Care.
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Founded by caregivers, CareAcademy creates online training that empowers senior care professionals to deliver the highest caliber of service and improve the lives of older adults. Over 65,000 caregivers are learning and growing professionally through CareAcademy. Coupled with its automated training compliance dashboard, CareAcademy is an end-to-end, scalable training solution that transforms home care businesses into efficient industry leaders. To learn more, visit: www.CareAcademy.com.
About Teepa Snow
Teepa Snow is a world-renowned occupational therapist with 40 years of clinical practice experience, and is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and dementia care. In 2005, she founded Positive Approach® to Care (PAC), a company that provides dementia care training, services, and products around the world. To learn more, visit: www.teepasnow.com
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