Online module

Working alongside family carers to support people living with dementia

30 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

How can aged care providers work more closely with family carers of people living with dementia? This module explores a range of ideas and issues, including care planning, education and self-care for family carers.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite Care , Palliative Care , Residential Care , Acute Care , Primary Care , Community Care , Mixed

This module is part of the course:

AJDC Read and Quiz series

Working alongside family carers to support people living with dementia

Working alongside family carers to support people living with dementia

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to involve family carers in care planning
  • Discuss some of the challenges faced by family carers
  • Share some practical ways that an aged care provider could support family carers

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
  • Gaynor Macdonald (AJDC article author) for her assistance in reviewing this module
  • DTA staff for reviewing the module

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