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 hrs
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

Walking safely with dementia

2 hrs
Cost free
Certificate

Learn how to identify and address the issues related to wandering for people living with dementia in the community, and for their carers.

Suitable for people working in:

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

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 4 2 1
ONLINE COURSE

Dementia Discovery

3 hrs
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

Too much of a good thing: fundamentals of deprescribing

1 hr
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 hrs
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

Minimising use of antipsychotic medications for responsive behaviour

1 hr 30 mins
Cost free
Certificate

Learn how to create an evidence-based plan to support the minimisation of antipsychotic medication 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 hrs
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:

Respite care Mixed care Primary care Acute care Residential care

Supporting Aged Care Quality Standard: 3 1
ONLINE COURSE

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

2 hrs
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

3 hrs 30 mins
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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