The Dementia Care Services Program is a state-funded program that provides care consultation and education services for family and professional caregivers across the state of North Dakota. Services are provided by the Alzheimer’s Association, under contract with the North Dakota Department of Human Services, Aging Services Division. This free program addresses caregivers unique and individual needs that arise throughout the various stages of dementia and delivers dementia education to medical professionals, law enforcement, caregivers and the general public. Services include:
Care consultation services to individuals with dementia and their caregivers including assessment of needs.
Education for care providers to manage and provide care for individuals with dementia.
Facilitation of referrals for individuals with dementia and their caregivers to appropriate care and support services.
Information to medical professionals, law enforcement, caregivers and the general public regarding dementia symptoms, benefits of early detection and treatment, and services available to individuals with dementia and their caregivers.