Online module

Death and dying in dementia care

30 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

What does a dignified death look like? This module shares some practical ideas for care teams supporting a person with dementia who is dying.

Suitable for people working in:

Palliative Care , Residential Care

This module is part of the course:

AJDC Read and Quiz series

Death and dying in dementia care

Death and dying in dementia care

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of palliative care for people with dementia at the end of life
  • Apply some practical strategies for supporting a person with dementia who is dying
  • Demonstrate how care teams can work together to support families who are caring for a person with dementia who is dying.

Continuing Professional Education

A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon successful completion of this module.


Thank you to:

  • Kerry Schelks (AJDC Managing Editor) for her role in preparing and publishing the original AJDC article
  • Rosalie Hudson (AJDC article author) for her assistance in reviewing this module and recording the podcast version of the article
  • DTA staff for reviewing the module

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