FOR DEMENTIA CARE
Purple Flag for Dementia CareTMis a program developed to enhance the quality of services provided to individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias in Assisted Living communities, Long-Term Care Facilities, Home Care Agencies, Hospices and other settings. It is a collaboration between the Institute for Senior Living Education (ISLE), the Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) and the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter.
Achieve a higher quality of life for persons with dementia.
The goal of the Purple Flag for Dementia CareTM program is to achieve a higher quality of life for persons with dementia and shall be accomplished through:
- Enhanced staff education
- Demonstration of a commitment to best practices
- Self-attestation to statements of quality as recommended by the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations.
- Recognition and accreditation with the Purple Flag for Dementia CareTM program shall qualify a provider for participation with a highly visible branding campaign informing consumers and related constituencies of the provider’s commitment to best practices.
- ISLE began accepting the first applications for participation with the Purple Flag for Dementia CareTM program in the Summer of 2019.