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Be Light Care Consulting

Caregiver Education & Training

Your Partner for GUIDE Model Compliance and Caregiver Support

Empowering Dementia Caregivers, Enhancing Care

Be Light Care Consulting is at the forefront of virtual dementia education, offering evidence-based strategies and training solutions that meet the GUIDE model's rigorous standards for caregiver education and training.

 

Our mission is to empower health care providers with accessible, comprehensive, and effective training resources as a Partner Organization, ensuring high-quality care for those living with dementia. A partnership with Be Light Care Consulting will help elevate your caregiving standards and achieve GUIDE model success.

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Meet Adria Thompson, CCC-SLP

Your Practical, Evidence-Based Dementia Practitioner

Adria Thompson, Founder & CEO

Adria Thompson
Founder & CEO, M.A., CCC-SLP

Aging Advocate  |  Dementia Expert

I am a seasoned Speech Language Pathologist with a master's degree in Communication Disorders dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. As a health care practitioner, I teach practical, applicable, evidence-based dementia strategies.

 

Our mission at Be Light Care Consulting is to light the path and lighten the load of caregiving.

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Our Services

Designed for GUIDE Model Excellence

Dementia Education:
Anytime, Anywhere

Our videos provide caregivers with the flexibility to access over 500+ dementia care videos from anywhere, at any time on their mobile devices ensuring continuous learning without the constraints of traditional in-person training sessions. 

User-Friendly
Learning Experience

We understand the importance of engaging and straightforward education. Our training modules are concise, to the point, and easy to navigate, making learning not only accessible but also enjoyable for caregivers at all levels and for all stages and types of dementia.

Comprehensive
Online Courses

Covering a wide array of topics from basic dementia care principles to advanced caregiving techniques, we offer courses meticulously designed to address the real-world challenges faced by caregivers, aligning with the GUIDE model's focus on high-quality, person-centered care.

Printable Digital and Customizable Products

A partnership with Be Light Care Consulting will also include access to a range of products designed to assist caregivers and health care professionals, from customizable memory books and travel cards to motivational visual aids for daily care tasks.

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Arriving Summer 2024

Dementia Education Mobile App

Our new dementia education mobile app will be a game-changer for caregivers and GUIDE model participants.

 

Featuring an intuitive interface, our app categorizes more than 500 dementia education videos, making it easier than ever for caregivers to find the training they need, customize their favorites, and find solutions on-the-go.

 

In addition to video aids, the app offers live Q&As each quarter with Adria Thompson along with access to our catalog of comprehensive online courses to learn about specific strategies to complete activities of daily living.

 

With whitelisting available for your brand, our app will offer a scalable solution for businesses and companies committed to excellence in dementia care education.

 

Available on the App Store and Google Play, our mobile app will be your portal to empowering caregivers and enhancing quality dementia care.

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See for Yourself

Curious about our teaching style or evidence-based strategies?

Take a look at our videos across our many social media platforms and listen in on a variety of our podcast appearances regarding dementia care.

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"Working with Be Light Care helped me shift my relationship with my father (dementia) and mother (primary caregiver). In just one [consultation], Adria provided actionable strategies and tactics that have helped reduce conflict and increase everyone’s sense of wellbeing." 

Kalias, Family Caregiver

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Frequently Asked Questions

→ What is the CMS Guide Model?

 

On July 31, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new voluntary nationwide model – the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model – a model test that aims to support people living with dementia and their unpaid caregivers. The GUIDE Model will focus on dementia care management and aims to improve quality of life for people living with dementia, reduce strain on their unpaid caregivers, and enable people living with dementia to remain in their homes and communities. It will achieve these goals through a comprehensive package of care coordination and care management, caregiver education and support, and respite services. 

→ How can Be Light Care Consulting help GUIDE model participants meet CMS care delivery requirements?

 

Partner Organizations are considered contracted providers that can help GUIDE care participants meet the rigorous delivery requirements required by CMS, either in person or virtually. One of the many delivery requirements required by CMS is "Caregiver Education and Training" for which Be Light Care Consulting is expertly able to provide.

→ How much will it cost to partner with Be Light Care Consulting as our "Caregiver Education and Training" provider?

 

Each contract will vary depending on the services selected by the participant as well as the contract length. Discounts will be available for multi-year contracts. Services may include: mobile app video access for beneficiaries, mobile app brand whitelisting, online course access, digital and printable product access and exclusive content (live Q&As, etc.).

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