Training & Programs

Robotic Companion Pets Specialist Training

Coming Soon!

This evidence-informed training empowers care partners to effectively use Joy for All™ Robotic Companion Pets to help reduce behavioral expression of distress in people with dementia. Joy for All™ Robotic Companion Pets provides comfort, companionship, and pleasure, improving quality of life and well-being.

Research demonstrates the following benefits for persons living with dementia:

  • Increased interaction with others and their surroundings
  • Connection to memories
  • Increased feeling of self-worth
  • Decreased anxiety and agitation
  • Improved mood
  • Increased physical activity

Training participants will gain skills in how to:

  • Determine who may best benefit from interaction with a RCP
  • Use skilled engagement, reminiscence, and validation to encourage therapeutic interaction
  • Identify behaviors that indicate a positive impact on the elder’s wellbeing
  • Apply infection control guidelines to ensure safety
  • Track the impact of the RCP on an elder’s dementia-related behavior