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CMS Hand in Hand: A Training Series for Nursing Homes Online - Course Menu


This training focuses on caring for residents with dementia and on preventing abuse. CMS, supported by a team of training developers and subject matter experts, created this training to address the need for nurse aides’ in-service training on these important topics.

The mission of the Hand in Hand training is to provide nursing homes with a high-quality training program that emphasizes person-centered care in the care of persons with dementia and the prevention of abuse.


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 Module 1: Understanding the World of Dementia: The Person and the Disease

 Module 2: Being with a Person with Dementia: Listening and Speaking

 Module 3: Being with a Person with Dementia: Actions and Reactions

 Module 4: Being with a Person with Dementia: Making a Difference

 Module 5: Preventing and Responding to Abuse