Dementia Essentials – Merrimac, QLD

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12 Oct 2017

CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia

Dementia Essentials is part of the nationally funded Dementia Training Australia program and is delivered by Alzheimer’s Australia.

This 3-day nationally-accredited unit of competency includes theory and practical components to be completed during the course delivery.

This course is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • Person-centred care and effective communication
  • The nature of dementia and its impacts
  • Identifying unmet needs
  • Understanding changed behaviours and developing effective responses
  • Activities to promote well-being; and
  • Workplace issues, community support and services available
You MUST be able to undertake a workplace assessment under supervision, interacting with people with dementia in order to complete the course. The completed competency can be credited towards further study in aged care.

12 October – 26 October

Start Time: 8:45am
End Time: 4:00pm

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain an understanding of:
  • Person-centred care and effective communication
  • The nature of dementia and its impacts
  • Identifying unmet needs
  • Understanding changed behaviours and developing effective responses
  • Activities to promote well-being; and
  • Workplace issues, community support and services available

Professional Value

You MUST be able to undertake a workplace assessment under supervision, interacting with people with dementia in order to complete the course. The completed competency can be credited towards further study in aged care. Statement of Attainment will be issued by Alzheimer's Australia VIC Inc. RTO CODE:2512

To book a place on Dementia Essentials at Merrimac, Queensland please contact Lyndal English at Alzheimer's Australia

Email: qld.education@alzheimers.org.au

Phone: 1800 636 679

Hillview House
Gold Coast, 239 Gooding Drive, Merrimac, Queensland, 4226, Australia

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