Certified Dementia Practitioner®

"One CDP certified professional affects quality of care for all they serve."

 
Sandra Stimson Lynn Biot Gordon Founders NCCDP ICCDP

"There Are Many Types of Dementia Illnesses and They Impact Us All"

CDP®- Certified Dementia Practitioner®

The CDP certification represents that the front line staff and health care professional has received comprehensive knowledge in the area of dementia care, achievement  in completing the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care course /seminar,  met the ICCDP requirements for CDP certification, applied for the CDP certification and received the CDP certification. Become a Certified Dementia Practitioner today!

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CMDCP - Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional

 

The CMDCP certification represents that the front line staff and health care professional has experience in the area of Montessori dementia care and meet the ICCDP requirements for CMDCP certification. Become a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional today!

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Apply now to become a Certified Dementia Practitioner

While certification promotes and maintains quality, it does not license, confer a right or privilege upon or otherwise define the qualifications of anyone in the healthcare field.

OPTION ONE
Step One
Apply for Certification
Step Two
Wait for approval of your application
Step Three
Once approved, take online course
Step Four
Complete course, test, & evaluation
Step Five
ICCDP will email certification to you
Step Six
Renew every two years
OPTION TWO
Step One
Sign up for a seminar- see calendar to find a live trainer
Step Two
Take the seminar and complete the evaluation
Step Three
Return to ICCDP and complete a grandfather application
Step Four
Wait for approval. ICCDP will email your certification to you
Step Five
Renew every two yearsu

Certified Dementia Practitioner ® CDP®, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional® CMDCP® and
Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional Trainer CMDCPT

The CDP®, CMDCP®, and CMDCPT are global certifications recommended for those working in the health care industry and with the geriatric population. These certifications are a compliment to your chosen profession. The CDP®, CMDCP® or CMDCPT are not a profession, but rather a level of additional Dementia training and Dementia certification that you have received in the area of Dementia care that will enable the health care professional to provide compassionate care.

The CDP® and CMDCP® certifications are a commitment by the professional to end elder abuse and neglect through continuous training in the area of Dementia Care. Worldwide there lacks standardization in the requirements of Dementia education for front line staff and health care professionals, elder care attorneys, educators, geriatric managers who work in learning institutions, psychiatric facilities, rehabilitation centers, associations, government agencies, nursing homes, assisted living, senior communities, adult day care, hospitals, home care and hospice agencies and 55 plus communities.