Mastering the Art of Dementia Care – in MERIDIAN

  • Course Overview

    Caring for those with dementia can be both rewarding and challenging. IHCA and A Mind For All Seasons are pleased to offer a training program that will help your team develop the skills they need to excel. Participants will learn:

    > How Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia affect the brain;
    > How those changes affect the way a person living with dementia experiences the world;
    > How the physical environment affects behavior;
    > How to approach persons living with dementia to minimize negative behavioral expressions;
    > Specific ways to help residents with dementia have positive experiences during bathing, dressing, toileting and other personal care;
    > Creative ways to engage persons with dementia in meaningful activity;
    > and more!

    Presenter: Eric Collett

  • Agenda

    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Hotels

    Country Inn & Suites– Boise West
    3355 East Pine Avenue
    Meridian, ID 83642
    208 639-3300

    Hotel is 100% Non-smoking (outside smoking area is available) & No Pets.

    Amenities include: Complimentary airport taxi, hot Breakfast, high speed internet in every room, indoor pool & Jacuzzi hot tub, Business Center, Fitness Center, book lending Library, guest laundry. Spacious rooms include refrigerators and microwaves. The hotel is located within walking distance to dining where most guests receive up to 20% off meals exclusive to this hotel.

    Reservations may be made online or calling the hotel directly. Preferred rate is $99/night (does not include taxes). Click on this LINK to register.

    SpringHill Suites by Marriot – Boise
    6325 N. Cloverdale Rd.
    Boise, ID 83713

    Please call the hotel directly and ask for the Idaho Health Care Association Preferred Rate of $129/night (does not include taxes). The reservation booking code is 708.

    Traveler Benefits include: Free parking, complimentary Breakfast Buffet, complimentary wireless or wired internet access, daily newspaper, use of on-site fitness center & indoor heated pool, Business Center and 24/7 Market.

  • Fees


    • $15/person


    • $20/person

    Cancellations & No-Shows
    Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 fee if made more than seven (7) business days prior to the event. There will be no refund or credit granted for “no-shows” and cancelled registration within seven (7) business days of the event.

Register for Mastering the Art of Dementia Care Training in MERIDIAN