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CARES® Florida Assisted Living Facility (ALF)
Level I and Level II Training

Your employees can meet the State of Florida dementia training requirements with these special Florida versions of CARES. CARES Florida ALF Level I and CARES Florida ALF Level II meet all mandated levels of training for assisted living facilities. If you would like to view our Florida approval information, enter approval numbers ALF AD 8239 and ALF AD 8240 in the database on the USF Training Academy on Aging website.

As an added benefit, when you purchase these programs it also includes access to the Alzheimer's Association® essentiALZ® certification exams. See below for more details on the essentiALZ certification program.

CARES® Florida ALF Level I Modules
CARES Florida ALF Level I is an online, video-based training program covering the first 5 modules of our standard CARES® Dementia Basics & Advanced Care program. It also has additional information to meet the mandated Florida curriculum requirements. A customized certificate with Florida approval numbers will print out upon successful completion of the program.

Modules include:
  • Meet Clara Jones
  • Introduction to Dementia
  • Understanding Resident Behavior as Communication
  • The CARES® Approach
  • Making a Connection with the Resident
CARES® Florida ALF Level II Modules
CARES Florida ALF Level II is an online, video-based training program covering the last 5 modules of our CARES® Dementia Basics & Advanced Care program. It also has additional information to meet the mandated Florida curriculum requirements. A customized certificate with Florida approval numbers will print out upon successful completion of the program.

Modules include:
  • Eating Well
  • Recognizing Pain
  • Minimizing Falls
  • Rethinking Wandering
  • Minimizing and Eliminating Restraints

Test Drive CARES for Yourself

CARES Florida ALF Level I and Florida ALF Level II training is based upon the CARES Dementia Basics & Advanced Care program's content and format. Test drive the program alone or with your staff members now.
Purchasing Directions

Note: You need to complete Florida ALF Level I training before Florida ALF Level II.
  • To purchase CARES Florida ALF Level I, select a Level I pricing option below, and click the Add to Cart button.
  • To purchase CARES Florida ALF Level II, select a Level II pricing option below, and click the second Add to Cart button.
  • Pay online with a credit card, or mail in a check.
CARES® Florida ALF Level I Pricing

5 modules, 4 hours

(includes access to the Alzheimer's Association® essentiALZ® certification exams)


1-Year Single Site License (any one individual location)
Purchase a single site license, and offer quality dementia care training to all employees at any one individual location.
$999.95
1-Year Multiple User License (for up to 25 users)
Purchase our 25-user license, and offer this online training program to any 25 individuals within your organization, regardless of where they work, at any time during a 1-year period. Pricing includes an automatic 20% discount over purchasing the programs individually.
$499.95
1-Year Multiple User License (for up to 100 users)
Purchase our 100-user license, and offer this online training program to any 100 individuals within your organization, regardless of where work, at any time during a 1-year period. Cost includes an automatic 20% discount over purchasing the programs individually.
$1,999.95


CARES® Florida ALF Level II Pricing

5 modules, 4 hours

(includes access to the Alzheimer's Association® essentiALZ® Plus certification exams)


1-Year Single Site License (any one individual location)
Purchase a single site license, and offer quality dementia care training to all employees at any one individual location.
$999.95
1-Year Multiple User License (for up to 25 users)
Purchase our 25-user license, and offer this online training program to any 25 individuals within your organization, regardless of where they work, at any time during a 1-year period. Pricing includes an automatic 20% discount over purchasing the programs individually.
$499.95
1-Year Multiple User License (for up to 100 users)
Purchase our 100-user license, and offer this online training program to any 100 individuals within your organization, regardless of where work, at any time during a 1-year period. Cost includes an automatic 20% discount over purchasing the programs individually.
$1,999.95


Alzheimer’s Association® essentiALZ® Certification
CARES Florida ALF Level I includes access to the Alzheimer's Association® essentiALZ® certification exam, and CARES Florida ALF Level II includes access to the Alzheimer's Association® essentiALZ® Plus certification exam. Just complete the CARES Florida Level I program (including the post-test and evaluation), pass the online essentiALZ certification exam, and print your certificate to be recognized for your knowledge of evidence-based dementia care practices. Once you have become certified in Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ, you may also complete CARES Florida Level II and take the exam to be certified by the Alzheimer's Association in essentiALZ Plus Dementia Advanced Care.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Approval
Medicare has identified the CARES Dementia Basics & Advanced Care Program as fulfilling the mandate of Section 6121 of the Affordable Care Act for Nurse Aide Training in Nursing Homes. CARES Dementia Basics & Advanced Care was the basis for the CARES Florida ALF Level I and CARES Florida ALF Level II programs. Learn More.
Administrative Tracking
Each employee uses the facility Product Key to log in to CARES and then enters his or her own name. The administrative tracking system tracks each person's progress individually and keeps track of all employee user data within your facility account. Learn More.
Continuing Education
CARES Florida ALF Level I and CARES Florida ALF Level II taken together meet continuing education requirements for various professional disciplines. Simply purchase a separate "Continuing Education Voucher," pass the CE test, complete the program evaluation, and then print your continuing education certificate. Learn More.
CARES® Observational Tool
The CARES Observational Tool is an easy-to-administer way to assess staff behavior before and after the CARES training. It is designed around person-centered care concepts taught in our CARES online training programs. Visit www.hcinteractive.com/COT for more information.
CARES® Reminder Cards and Promotional Pins
Would you like to reward yourself or your staff for a job well done? Purchase our CARES Reminder Cards and Promotional Pins. The more you buy, the more you save! Visit www.hcinteractive.com/CardsAndPins for more information.