Decision-making in dementia care
Certificate of Completion
Explore some practical examples of how people with dementia may be supported in making decisions, and how staying involved with family and friends can make a big difference when it comes to supported decision-making.
Suitable for people working in:
Respite Care , Palliative Care , Emergency Care , Mixed , Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary Care , Community Care
This module is part of the course:
AJDC Read and Quiz series
Decision-making in dementia care
This is module 2 of 7 in the AJDC Read and Quiz series.
AJDC stands for the Australian Journal of Dementia Care, a quarterly multidisciplinary journal published by the University of Wollongong and managed by Dementia Training Australia. The AJDC Read and Quiz series is a collection of modules, where each module focuses on one article from AJDC.
You may undertake modules within this series in any order. More modules will be added over time.
Other modules in this series:
On completion of this module you should be able to:
Explain what supported decision-making is and compare it with substitute decision-making and independent decision-making
Give practical examples of how people with dementia may be supported in making decisions
Discuss why people living with dementia should be supported to stay involved with their families and communities and how this can support decision-making
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
Craig Sinclair (AJDC article author) for his assistance in reviewing this module and recording the podcast version of the article
DTA staff for reviewing the module
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