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Dementia Essentials - Provide Support to People Living with Dementia

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Dementia Essentials Certificate - CHCAGE005

CHCAGE005 - Provide Support to People Living with Dementia

Dementia Essentials is a Commonwealth funded initiative delivered by Alzheimer’s Australia SA as part of the Dementia Training Australia offering fully funded educations to workers who provide support to people living with dementia. In this accredited course you will learn how to incorporate therapeutic communication techniques; apply a person centred approach; and develop useful strategies to respond to changed behaviours.

By successfully completing this nationally recognized unit, you will gain a comprehensive knowledge of dementia and receive a formal statement of attainment.

On completion of this accredited unit you will develop an understanding of:

  • The nature of dementia

  • The impact of dementia

  • Effective Communication strategies

  • Purposeful and meaningful engagement

  • The environment of care and person-centred approach to support

  • Understanding changed behaviours and developing effective responses

  • The application to care practices and reporting requirements.

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

THIS IS A 3 DAY COURSE CONSECUTIVELY ROLLED-OUT OVER 3 WEDNESDAYS BETWEEN 9.30AM - 4.30PM - Please note that your printed invitation will only state the first of the 3 days.

THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD ON THE 28TH FEBRUARY, 7TH & 14TH MARCH 2018. PLEASE ENTER ALL DATES IN YOUR DIARY.

Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact sa.training@alzheimers.org.au or call 8372 2100 and ask to speak to a Dementia Essentials staff member.

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