Online module

Wandering – case studies

40 mins

1 week

Cost free

Certificate of Completion

Two case studies give you the chance to practise assessing wandering behaviour in a person living with dementia and developing a care plan based on the assessment and learnings from modules 1 and 2.

Suitable for people working in:

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

This module is part of the course:

Walking safely with dementia

Wandering – case studies

Wandering – case studies


In the two case study scenarios you will meet Mavis and Sam and their carers. You will learn more about the RAWS-CV tool as you practise using it to assess our case study subjects' wandering behaviours and develop their care plans. The module draws together learnings on the RAWS-CV, other assessment tools and models and interventions explored in modules 1 and 2.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module you should be able to:

  • Describe the aspects of wandering behaviour the RAWS-CV tool assesses and determines
  • Calculate RAWS subscale scores and determine priorities for interventions
  • Identify appropriate interventions as part of a care plan that addresses wandering behaviour that may cause harm to the person

Continuing Professional Education

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

Acknowledgements

The Walking Safely course was developed by Assoc Professor Margaret MacAndrew, Yvonne Wilkinson, Professor Elizabeth Beattie, Sandra Jeavons, and Elizabeth Miles at Queensland University of Technology. The authors would like to thank the Advisory Committee for their invaluable contribution to the development of this resource.

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