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Meet Florida Dementia Training Requirements with CARES®

The State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs has formally approved the following special versions of CARES® to meet the State of Florida dementia training requirements.

Approved Versions of CARES® Online Training by Entity Type

Please select your facility type below:

CARES® Florida Complete Catalog (for organizations) offers unlimited-user access (per location) to all CARES® online dementia care training programs (including all training required by the state of Florida) and practical implementation tools and training resources. The complete catalog offers up to 42 modules (37 hours) of interactive training featuring videos of real caregivers, families, and people with dementia, as well as access to an administrative portal to manage training compliance. Learn more about all included programs, or see a CARES Florida Complete Catalog pricing sheet.
CARES® Complete Catalog for Florida (for Individuals)

Meet your Florida state requirements (for any entity type) and complete all other CARES programs in our complete catalog (and save 25%)! The complete catalog offers up to 42 modules (37 hours) of interactive training featuring videos of real caregivers, families, and people with dementia. ALF Level I and ALF Level II (included in this complete catalog) may be substituted to meet the Florida Adult Day Care (ADC), Hospice (HSP), Nursing Home (NH), or Home Health (HH) requirements. Learn more about all included programs, or see a CARES Florida Complete Catalog pricing sheet.

Florida Approval Numbers

If you would like to view our Florida approval information, enter any of the numbers below into the database on the USF Training Academy on Aging website:

CARES Course Approval Number

Adult Day Care (1 hour)

8499
Adult Day Care (3 hours) 8500
Assisted Living Level I 8239
Assisted Living Level II 8240
Home Health (2 hours) 9273
Hospice (1 hour) 8501
Hospice (3 hours) 8502
Nursing Home (1 hour) 8503
Nursing Home (3 hours) 8504


Approved Trainer

John Hobday is the approved State of Florida trainer. His number is: 209. View all approved courses by entering "Hobday" into the database on the USF Training Academy on Aging website.