Dementia Friendly Ventura County (DFVC) @Work Training is an educational program designed for staff of business and service organizations, and all other community-based businesses. This training helps organizations heighten their awareness of dementia, and equips them to respond warmly and effectively when serving people living with dementia and their families.

Training Objectives

  1. Learn what dementia is and facts about Alzheimer’s.
  2. Recognize the signs of Alzheimer’s.
  3. Learn tips for communicating and interacting with a person who has dementia.
  4. Learn tips for creating a dementia-friendly physical space.
  5. Get familiar with resources in your community.

To become a Dementia Friendly Ventura County Business complete these five easy steps:

  1. Complete the pre-training survey by clicking here.
  2. Watch the DFVC @Work Training Video (found on the application page). A minimum of 33% of staff must complete the training to receive certification.
  3. If applicable, watch the short DFVC sector video for your particular line of work (found on the application page).
  4. Complete the DFVC Online Application Form.
  5. Complete the post-training survey by clicking here.

» DFVC @Work Flyer (PDF)
» DFVC – Know the Signs of Dementia PDF)
» Sector Guide – Banks and Financial Services (PDF)
» Sector Guide – Businesses (PDF)
» Sector Guide – Faith Communities (PDF)
» Sector Guide – Healthcare (PDF)
» Sector Guide – Libraries (PDF)
» Sector Guide – Neighbors and Community Members (PDF)

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