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Compassionate Touch® On-Site Coach Training
The Compassionate Touch® program is also available through our web-based training

Compassionate Touch helps providers achieve goals related to person-centered dementia care and reduction of unnecessary use of anti-psychotic medication. This practical, evidence-informed approach literally puts in caregiver’s hands a non-pharmacological solution that:

  • Is Feasible: Uses existing resources | Easy to learn | Practicality ensures sustainability
  • Is Effective: Decreases anxiety | Promotes sleep | Eases pain | Builds trust in caregivers | Provides a non-pharmacological prevention strategy for behavioral symptoms
  • Facilitates Staff Satisfaction: Reduces job burnout | Builds strong relationships | Aligns with person-centered care practices
  • Encourages Family Engagement: Provides a means for family to calm, comfort and support their loved one | Enhances the family’s experience as a member of the care-team
  • Strengthens Marketability with a unique program for community outreach | Sets your organization apart | Demonstrates commitment to culture change

Compassionate Touch Coach Training for Individuals or Organizations

  • Upon completion of the six-hour training, participants are designated as authorized Compassionate Touch® Coaches and empowered to train staff in their facility or organization and conduct family or community presentations. The facility or organization is authorized to use the Compassionate Touch® program and materials. To help ensure sustainability, AGE-u-cate provides on-going support for Coaches throughout the license period.

Compassionate Touch® On-Site Coach Training:
  • $395* plus $35 for the required Training Pack
  • $175 plus $35 for the required Training Pack for each additional learner from the same location or office.
  • All learners are required to have a Training Pack and manual during training.
Registration Process
  • Registration and payment MUST be completed no less than 7 days prior to training start date to allow registration emails to be sent out.
  • Compassionate Touch® on-site training sessions are available at various locations/dates throughout the year. Training is 6 hours on one day.
  • Participants MUST register with their company email address (no personal emails)
  • Participants MUST register for a training date on this website under TRAINING Registration
  • Prior to the training date, registrants will receive an email confirmation to the email address given to us during the registration process.
How does the On-Site Training work?
  • Our on-site training is conducted by a Certified Trainer in select locations around the country throughout the year.
  • On-site training is 6 total hours, over the course of one-day. Participants will learn Compassionate Touch® techniques and how to apply them in real-world settings.
  • Participants will leave this interactive training as Authorized Coaches with a plan to implement Compassionate Touch throughout their organization.
* An annual renewal fee of $295 per authorized provider is required to maintain license
See also Compassionate Touch® Webinar Training