About the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Excellence in Care Dementia Care Program of Distinction:

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)— a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia, and to their caregivers and families—developed the Excellence in Care (EIC) Dementia Care Program of Distinction to establish a nationwide standard of excellence for care settings that provide care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. Through comprehensive on-site evaluations, AFA’s EIC specialists work with participating facilities to enhance their dementia programs by examining crucial facets of care, ranging from staff education to the physical environment to meaningful living and active engagement.

Benefits of becoming an EIC Site:

  • Assist families in selecting the best care settings for their loved ones.
  • Stand out from other facilities.
  • Retain and recruit staff.
  • Be a dementia care resource.
  • Full utilization of AFA resources.
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EIC Care Settings

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America proudly awards "Excellence in Care Dementia Program of Distinction" status to dementia care settings that meet its national standards after undergoing an extensive evaluation by an Excellence in Care specialist.

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