Two Day Private Champion Course

Introduce Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) philosophy and care partnering techniques to your staff and professional network.

Book staff training today and take the first step toward enhancing your team’s awareness and knowledge of dementia, while improving their understanding of specific techniques and hands-on skills that create quality of life for people living with dementia.

Two Day Private Champion Course

Turn Common Sense Into Common Practices that Make a Difference

(Each day = 4.5 hours of content/Max 18 participants)

This fundamental, interactive training is designed for up to 18 members of your care team. Host a training for your community or invite key team members from sister communities to learn and practice care partnering techniques including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand-under-Hand® (HuH) guide and assist.

Day One - Classroom Training

Day One provides an intensive focus on specific areas of dementia awareness and knowledge, as well as structured time to drill core skills for development in a classroom setting.

Day 2 - Classroom and On-the-Floor Skills Practice

Day 2 provides the next level of skill development, incorporating on-the-floor coaching by PAC Mentors to practice Positive Physical Approach™ and Hand-under-Hand® in actual care scenarios throughout the training day.


  • Learn foundational dementia related information.
  • Learn to apply knowledge and skill in Positive Approach® philosophy, Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand-under-Hand® (HuH).
  • Learn the GEMS® Abilities Model and how to see people living with dementia as precious, unique, and capable.
  • Begin to learn how to offer support based on an individual’s GEMS® state and their unmet needs.
  • Begin to learn how to use the Six Pieces of the Puzzle to address challenging situations.
  • Improve day-to-day interactions and outcomes with residents.

$6,000 + travel for two PAC Skills Mentors

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