CHCAGE005 – Provide Support to People Living with Dementia
This course is suitable for people currently working in aged care, health care and community services who regularly provide care services for people with dementia. This is an accredited unit with written and workplace assessment requirements. Upon completion, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that will enable you to claim credits if you plan to undertake a related qualification.
Dates: 21/11/16, 28/11/16 & 05/12/16: 9am - 4.00pm.
Participants must attend all 3 days.
Participants in this workshop will gain an understanding of:
- Person-centred care and effective communication;
Person-centred care and effective communication;
The nature of dementia and its impacts;
Triggers for behaviours and effective responses;
Activities to promote well-being; and
Workplace issues, community support and services available.
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Alzheimers Australia WA
Alzheimer’s Australia WA are the peak dementia organisation providing leadership in care, advocacy and education to both people living with dementia and the health and aged care industry. We offer a holistic approach to our care that respects the individuality of people living with dementia.
In Western Australia, there are 32,000 people living with dementia. The majority of those with dementia live at home and are supported.