How allied health can help
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:
Mixed , Community Care , Primary Care , Residential Care
This module is part of the course:
AJDC Read and Quiz series
How allied health can help
This is module 6 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:
Describe examples of practical strategies recommended by allied health professionals and show how these are tailored to the individual needs and situation of the person living with dementia and their support network
Explain how allied health professionals need to work closely alongside family carers to develop strategies that can be put into practice in day-to-day living, reliably and regularly
Argue the case for why and how people living with dementia can benefit enormously from the involvement of allied health professionals, and should not be denied access to reablement opportunities because of their dementia diagnosis
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
AJDC article authors Dr Clair Langford, Lilliana Barone, Donna Horan and Penny Steele for reviewing the module
DTA staff for reviewing the module
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