This course provides an overview of wandering and safety for persons with dementia. By the end of this course learners will be able to: 1) define wandering as it relates to persons with dementia, 2) explain why wandering occurs, 3) describe risk factors associated with wandering, 4) identify best practices for responding to a wandering incident, 5) identify other safety risks for persons with dementia, and 6) identify safety measures that can be implemented to mitigate common safety risks.
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20220128-1.25-A72204-DL. This course applies to the following professions:
- Nursing Home Administrators (all states)
- Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators (most states)
Learners must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
States that do not accept NAB/NCERS approval for assisted living include California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington. It is your responsibility to verify that your state board will accept continuing education credits approved by NAB. If you are a California RCFE Administrator, you can access our CA RCFE Administrator CEU catalog.