What are responsive behaviours?
Certificate of Completion
This module introduces responsive behaviours, the concept of behaviour communicating needs and how using frameworks can help you to address them.
Suitable for people working in:
Residential Care, Primary Care, Community Care, Mixed, Respite Care
This module is part of the course:
Understanding responsive behaviours
DTA currently uses different terms for behaviour. We will be progressively moving to the term Changed Behaviour in all our content.
What are responsive behaviours?
This course is divided into four sections:
- This section introduces responsive behaviours and the concept of behaviour communicating needs.
Definitions, prevalence and impact
- Considers the types and frequency of responsive behaviours and their impacts on the person with dementia and their carers.
Frameworks and models for understanding RBs
- Considers the value of using frameworks to understand and address RBs.
Description of models
- Introduces a number of frameworks/models and describes their practical application
On completion of this module you should be able to:
Explain the concept of responsive behaviours in dementia
Describe the impact of responsive behaviours on the person experiencing them and their carers
Explain the value of using frameworks and models to address responsive behaviours
Describe a number of frameworks and models
Continuing Professional Development
A completion certificate for CPD credit is awarded upon completion of this module.
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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|Published:||16 Oct 2019|
|Updated:||17 Jul 2023|