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Dementia Management in the Acute Care Setting

Signed into law by Governor Baker in August 2018, The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s and Dementia Act (H.4116) will improve caregiver and patient experience in the acute care setting by requiring all MA hospitals accountable to the Department of Public Health to implement an operational plan for recognition and management of patients with dementia or delirium in acute care setting.

Attend A Map Through the Maze to learn next steps in developing an operational plan for dementia care in your acute care setting. Learn from experts who are on the forefront of this important work.

CEUs provided. Certificates of attendance provided to all attendees.



  • Session A: Dementia Capable Healthcare Systems: the 4M Framework
  • Session B: What Hospitals can Learn from Long Term Care
  • Session C: The Missing Link in the Prevention and Treatment of Hospital Delirium

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

DCU Center

50 Foster Street

Worcester, MA

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Schedule of the Day

Time Activity
 7:45 am - 8:45 amRegistration Opens
Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Fair
8:45 am - 10:00 am Keynote Presenter
10:00 am - 10:30 am Exhibitor Fair & Coffee Break
10:30 am - 11:45 pm Session A
11:45 am - 1:15 pmLunch & Exhibitor Fair
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Session B
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Session C
4:15 pm Pick up CEUs or Certificate of Attendance in the Showcase Corner. Attendees must sign out to receive CEU Certificate.

** Registrants can choose from ten different breakout sessions

CEU’s approved for nurses, social workers, and activity professionals. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all attendees. Registrants must sign out at the end of the day to receive certificate.

Jim Wessler, Alzheimer's Association
Jim Wessler, Alzheimer's Association
Jim Wessler, Alzheimer's Association