Online dementia course Online Dementia Courses

Increase your dementia knowledge with our range of online courses

Cost free
Cost Free for Australian workers
certificate on completion
Certificate Available on completion
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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

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:

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

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3
ONLINE COURSE

Appropriate use of benzodiazepines and other sedatives

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Learn about the role benzodiazepines and other sedative medications may play in supporting a person experiencing responsive behaviours and use case studies to help you develop an individualised and evidence-based management plan for people in your care.

Suitable for people working in:

Community care Primary care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 8 7 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

Community Care and Dementia: Responsive Behaviours

1 hour
Cost free
Certificate

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:

Mixed care Community care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

Community Care and Dementia: Understanding the Condition

2 hours
Cost free
Certificate

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:

Mixed care Community care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3
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

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:

Mixed care Community care Primary care Acute care

ONLINE COURSE

Too much of a good thing: fundamentals of deprescribing

1 hour
Cost free
Certificate

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

Suitable for people working in:

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

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 6 7 2 1
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 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people with dementia.

Suitable for people working in:

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

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 3
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:

Respite care Mixed care Community care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 2 1
ONLINE COURSE

Understanding responsive behaviours

4 hours
Cost free
Certificate

Increase your knowledge of caring for a person experiencing dementia-related responsive behaviours and explore how people with dementia may express their needs through behaviour, rather than word.

Suitable for people working in:

Mixed care Respite care Community care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 1 2 3

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