ABC Home Healthcare Professionals Receive Dementia Practitioner Certification
Jeannette Sheehan MS, RN, CS, CCM is a Board certified family nurse practitioner and
founder of ABC Home Healthcare Professionals. Ms. Sheehan, along with Clare Pappagallo, RN, CCM, recently attended the Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Seminar run by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. The seminar covered the full range of the disease from diagnosis to treatment, behaviors, reactions, personal care, activities, support, abuse, neglect, diversity, spiritual care, and more. Upon completing the seminar, Ms. Sheehan and Ms. Pappagallo have achieved Certified Dementia Practitioner status from the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
“Alzheimer’s disease is growing fast. Someone develops Alzheimer’s every minute in the United States with close to 5.5 million Americans now living with the disease. Within the next 30 years, the number will triple to approximately 16 million. At ABC Home Healthcare, we are constantly training and re-training our staff on the best methods of caregiving to our clients with dementia and Alzheimer’s. We are committed to serve this segment of our clientele with the most up-to-date care possible,” said Jeannette Sheehan.
ABC Home Healthcare, with offices in Wakefield and Gloucester, MA, is a full service private home care organization owned and managed by a nurse practitioner, nurses, and certified case managers. Offering 1 to 24 hour care to Metro Boston, Cape Ann, North Shore and Merrimack areas, as well as live-ins across the state, ABC Home Healthcare is dedicated to providing the most advanced and comprehensive private home care services. ABC has over 35 years industry experience and offers non-medical needs, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, medication reminders, companionship, cooking, light housekeeping and laundry, as well as nursing case management, medication management, and dressing changes, etc.
For more information about ABC Home Healthcare, please call 781-245-1880 or visit http://www.abchhp.com.