Top 10 Reasons Join Our Organization...

...As a CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner, CDCM Certified Dementia Care Manager, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainer, Associate Member or Corporate Member.


  • To Promote, encourage and enhance the knowledge, skills and practice of all persons who provide care to dementia services.
  • To set the bar even higher for delivery of services by health care professionals and front line staff who provide care and services to dementia clients.
  • To set the standards for quality live dementia education by Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainers.  
  • To provide standards for Dementia Unit Managers and Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Trainers. 
  • To provide the company with a competitive edge by employing staff who are not only trained in dementia care but who have additional CDP and CDCM certifications. NCCDP recommends that at minimum there is one CDP per shift.
  • To provide the individual with a competitive edge and more opportunities for professional development and advancement because the individual possess additional dementia certifications and Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia training.
  • To access the latest information, news, resources, book and online university regarding dementia care topics.
  • To access free staff in-services to train your staff.  November 1st till March 15th for NCCDP Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Staff Education Week February 14th to the 21st .
  • To receive discounts to top publications and manuals.  As well as Corporate Sponsors receive discounts for job postings.
  • To receive free quarterly E-Publication on aspects of dementia care, culture change, regulatory updates and industry changes.


Notice: 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.