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Alzheimer's Association of Greater Wisconsin - focuses on their mission to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Conducting Internal Investigations of Caregiver Misconduct Training - is a webcast series developed for persons responsible for investigating allegations of caregiver misconduct in long-term care facilities.

Dementia Capable Wisconsin (offered by UW Oshkosh CCDET) - provides a series of trainings related to dementia care for crisis responders, caregivers, healthcare providers, family and community members, and other professionals. These trainings were developed in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and a designated group of stakeholders. Trainings are offered both online and in the classroom, and are instrumental in providing quality dementia care through well-trained, competent caregivers.

DHS Elder Abuse Resource Information - provides a comprehensive list of Wisconsin state and national resources with links to information about all aspects of elder abuse and maltreatment, including statistics, definitions, helplines, legal issues and advocacy.

Disability Rights Wisconsin - formerly the Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy) is a private, nonprofit agency chosen by Wisconsin's Governor to provide protection and advocacy for people with disabilities throughout the state. DRW is completely independent of state government and direct service providers.

End Abuse, Wisconsin - is for advocates, survivors, and allies. End Domestic Abuse, Wisconsin (End Abuse) is the only statewide coalition led by social policy advocates, attorneys and experts working to support, connect, equip, empower and lead organizations for social change to end domestic abuse.

LeadingAge Wisconsin (formerly WAHSA) Ė is a statewide membership organization of not-for-profit corporations serving the elderly and disabled.

Services for Older Adults - provides resources gathered by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

WHCA/WiCal (Wisconsin Health Care Association/Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living - is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing, protecting and advancing the interests of Wisconsinís long-term care provider community and the residents they serve. WHCA/WiCAL is Wisconsinís most representative association of post-acute care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, therapy centers and assisted living facilities, as it does not restrict membership to any particular segment of the provider community.

Wisconsin Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) - are local aging and disability resource centers statewide providing accurate, unbiased information on all aspects of life related to aging or living with a disability. ADRCs help people understand the various long-term care options available to them, help people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly funded long-term care.

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association - a statewide association for Wisconsin's assisted living industry, offering a variety of services and member benefits designed to represent and enhance the assisted living industry in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault - is a statewide coalition of individual, affiliate, and sexual assault service provider members.

Wisconsin Long-Term Care Workforce Alliance - is a coalition of public and private organizations and individuals that recognize the critical and indispensable role direct caregivers play in meeting the long-term care needs of older persons and persons with disabilities in Wisconsin.

 
 
 

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University of Wisconsin Oshkosh CCDET

Wisconsin Department of Health Services



 

 
 
   

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