Online module

Planning and implementing strategies

30 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

This module steps you through how you can use a person-centred approach to design an appropriate system of intervention for someone exhibiting responsive behaviours.

Cost free

This module has prerequisite requirements

Further details below

Suitable for people working in:

Respite Care , Mixed , Community Care , Residential Care

This module is part of the course:

Understanding responsive behaviours

Planning and implementing strategies

Planning and implementing strategies


Prerequisites


This module has five sections:

  • 1
    Early intervention
    • We explore anticipating and being proactive during planning and hear from our expert panel about deciding if and when to intervene.
  • 2
    Implementing person-centred care
    • Fleshing out a person-centred approach.
  • 3
    Approaches to planning and implementing interventions
    • Using an approach that keeps the person with dementia and what is happening for them central to your planning. What you need to consider when developing an intervention plan.
  • 4
    Non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions
    • In this section you will learn about interventions for responsive behaviours, strategies for VDB, goal setting and realistic expectations.
  • 5
     Case study
    • In part 2 of Mrs Horvat’s story we explore some planning activities based on her assessment data

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Outline some key factors to consider when developing an intervention plan for a person with responsive behaviours
  • Use the assessment data to guide the selection of interventions that meet the goals of care and achieve measurable outcomes
  • Differentiate ways to demonstrate a person-centred approach
  • Identify possible interventions to try in the VDB case study

Continuing Professional Education

A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon completion of this module.

Acknowledgements

The Understanding Responsive Behaviours online course was developed at DTA, QUT by Prof Elizabeth Beattie, Liz Miles and Sandra Jeavons, with Martin van de Weyer and the Smart Sparrow team. This resource is based on a training program originally developed by the Queensland Dementia Training Study Centre at QUT.

The team acknowledges members of the expert panel who shared their advice and insights in video segments throughout the course:

  • Professor Nancy Pachana, Co-Director, Ageing Mind Initiative, The University of Queensland
  • Dr Eddy Strivens, Regional Geriatrician and Clinical Director, Older Persons Subacute and Rehabilitation Services, Cairns & Hinterland Health Service
  • Dr David Lie, Director, Older Persons Mental Health Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane

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