Community Care and Dementia: Understanding the Condition
Certificate of Completion
Explore how dementia impacts the physiology of the brain and its effects on an individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living.
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care , Community Care , Mixed
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the key features of common types and causes of dementia
- Describe the impact dementia may have on a person's ability to perform activities of daily living
- Implement appropriate strategies for communicating effectively with people with dementia
- Implement strategies to support people with dementia participate in everyday activities that are consistent with a salutogenic approach to care.
Continuing Professional Education
Completion of this course provides 2 hours of continuing professional education. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
This eLearning course was developed by the team at University of Wollongong, specific credits: Belinda Goodenough, contribution by Colm Cunningham
Video footage featured in this DTA course was developed by:
Dementia Australia (formerly names Alzheimer’s Australia, and a member of the DTA consortium)
Aged Care Channel, with content expert Professor Colm Cunningham disclaimer
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