Advancing Practice In the Care of People with Dementia: 6 modules

Topic

Core dementia understanding
 

Content

The aim of this education program is to provide participating health professionals with the core knowledge required to provide quality, evidence-based care to people with dementia. The modules are available with a facilitator Guide to support health educators or senior clinicians in delivery of the course.

Available resources:

Facilitator Guide
  • Advancing Practice Facilitator Guide (Word document: 21 pages)
Powerpoint Slides:
  • Session 1 – Learning Outcomes and Overview of Dementia
  • Session 2 – Diagnosing Dementia
  • Session 3 – Treatment & Intervention Options 1
  • Session 4 – Treatment & Intervention Options 2
  • Session 5 – Philosophy of Care
  • Session 6 – Therapeutic Communication & Dementia Friendly Environments

Depth

Intermediate

Target Audience

Residential Aged Care, In Home or Community-Based Care, –Hospital, Private Practice, Primary Care, Respite Care, Transition Care, Ambulance or Paramedic, University VET or Research Institute

Authors

Dementia Training Australia

Comments

Course is intended for delivery by health educators or senior clinicians

Registration Required

No

Payment Required

No

Student Support

Yes

Certificate

No, but CPD hours indicated

Country of Origin

Australia

Web Address

https://www.dta.com.au/resources​/advancing-practice-in-dementia-care-dta-core-education-modules/

Page last updated 31 October 2018