About this Course
Dementia Discovery is designed to help those new to the workforce, who may have limited knowledge about dementia. It aims to increase knowledge about dementia with tips on 'where to next’ for training and resources.
In this course, you will complete the following modules:
Learning with DTA
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Explore how a person living with dementia can exhibit a range of responsive behaviours. Learn strategies to help reduce or prevent episodes of responsive behaviours, and maintain client and staff safety.Suitable for people working in:
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:
Learn how to look, listen and investigate pain in people living with dementia who are unable to verbalise their discomfort or pain.Suitable for people working in: