Care Setting: Residential Aged Care

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Assessing pain for direct care workers

This module will explore how to assess pain in people living with dementia who are not able to report their pain.

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The recognition of pain for direct care workers

This module provides an overview of pain and how to recognise pain in people with dementia who can’t tell us that they are in pain.

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Optimising sleep

Learn about some specific strategies that nurses and carers can use to help older people in their care sleep better.

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Assessing sleep

Learn more about the risk factors for disturbed sleep and how to assess the timing and quality of an older person’s sleep.

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Understanding sleep

Improve your understanding about the importance of sleep, the brain and sleep and the problems that can arise with poor or disrupted sleep.

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Understand some of the issues older people have with their sleep, learn about the association between sleep and dementia and uncover ways that nurses and care workers can optimise sleep for those living in aged care.

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Identifying and collecting information

Introducing the key questions and practices that are part of a comprehensive behaviour assessment, with a focus on vocally disruptive behaviour (VDB).