Advancing Practice In the Care of People with Dementia: 10 modules

Topic

Core information about dementia and the care of people with dementia
 
 

Content

The modules form a self-directed education program.
The content can also be used in the workplace by a suitably recognised ‘in house’ educator to deliver a one-day workshop for staff.
Module Suite (all pdf downloads):
  • Introduction
  • Module 1 – Overview of dementia
  • Module 2 – Risk factors and risk reduction
  • Module 3 – Diagnosing Dementia
  • Module 4 – Treatment and intervention options
  • Module 5 – Social and lifestyle considerations
  • Module 6 – Philosophy of care
  • Module 7 – Therapeutic communication and relationships
  • Module 8 – Creating dementia friendly environments
  • Module 9 – Younger onset dementia
  • Module 10 – Carer Health.

Depth

Intermediate

Target Audience

Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, Respite Care, Undergraduates and health professionals

Authors

Multiple contributors (list provided)

Comments

A useful and current set of expert-based resources. Well referenced and presented.

Registration Required

No

Payment Required

No (with some exceptions)

Student Support

Yes

Certificate

No but Continuing Education Equivalence indicated

Country of Origin

Australia

Web Address

https://www.dta.com.au/resources​/advancing-practice-in-the-care-of-people-with-dementia-10-modules/

Page last updated 22 November 2018