Online dementia course Online Dementia Courses

Increase your dementia knowledge with our range of online courses

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ONLINE COURSE

Recognising and acting on pain in people living with dementia for direct care workers

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

It can be difficult to recognise pain in people living with dementia who are not able to describe their pain.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Primary care Community care Mixed care Respite care Palliative care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3
ONLINE COURSE

Creating supportive environments for people living with dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

The course provides an introduction to why environments matter and how you can help support transformation of the places you work to better support people living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Mixed care Acute care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 5
ONLINE COURSE

Dementia Discovery

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Develop your knowledge about specific types of dementia and potential underlying changes in the brain.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite care Mixed care Community care Residential care

ONLINE COURSE

Sleep matters

75 minutes
Cost free
Certificate

This course highlights some of the issues older people have with their sleep, the association between sleep and dementia and how nurses and care workers can optimise sleep for those living in aged care.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 4 3 2
ONLINE COURSE

Dementia Friendly Pharmacy

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore the ways in which community pharmacies can improve their ability to meet the needs of family carers of people living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Acute care Primary care Community care Mixed care

ONLINE COURSE

The view from here: Skills in dementia care for acute settings

6 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Develop the knowledge and practice skills needed to care for people with dementia in hospitals. Designed to help nurses and other health professionals.

Suitable for people working in:

Emergency care Acute care

ONLINE COURSE

Too much of a good thing: fundamentals of deprescribing

1 hour
Cost free
Certificate

Maximising benefit and minimising harm; how you can support the deprescribing process in older people living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Acute care Primary care Community care Respite care Palliative care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 2 3 6 7
ONLINE COURSE

Caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Become culturally competent in caring for LGBTI people with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Acute care Primary care Community care Mixed care Respite care Palliative care Emergency care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3
ONLINE COURSE

Bedtime to breakfast – Caring at night for people with dementia

2 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore person-centred care at night for people living with dementia, with a focus on residential care settings.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

Management of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour in residential aged care

1 hour
Cost free
Certificate

Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the optimisation of antipsychotic medication management for responsive behaviours, in your workplace.

Suitable for people working in:

Respite care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1
ONLINE COURSE

The pain puzzle: Recognition, assessment and treatment of pain in people living with dementia

2 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Increase your understanding of pain assessment and management for people with dementia living in a residential environment.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Acute care Primary care Mixed care Respite care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3
ONLINE COURSE

Recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in general practice

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore the most up to date advice on dementia in the General Practice setting. Various health professionals share their knowledge, experience and insights in dementia research, education and care.

Suitable for people working in:

Primary care

ONLINE COURSE

The view from here: Skills in aged and community dementia care

2 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Understand the care experience from the viewpoint of the person living with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Community care Mixed care Respite care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 2 3
ONLINE COURSE

Demystifying dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

A practical and step-wise approach to improving your knowledge, skills and confidence in recognising, diagnosing and managing dementia in the general practice setting.

Suitable for people working in:

Primary care Acute care

ONLINE COURSE

Understanding responsive behaviours

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Increase your knowledge on caring for a person experiencing dementia-related responsive behaviours.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Community care Mixed care Respite care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 2 3
ONLINE COURSE

Community care and dementia

3 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Explore ways care workers can support people living at home with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

Residential care Community care Mixed care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3

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