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Positive Approach to the Care of the Older Person with Dementia

The Positive Approach to Care of the Older Person with Dementia is a 12-week course aimed at Health Care Professionals. This course is suitable for these staff who are working in all settings including acute care, residential aged care and in community. This course is endorsed by the RCNA and the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses and attracts 30 CNE points. Social workers will gain Appellation points.

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Person Centred Care in the Dementia for Support Staff

This is a stand alone module for community workers. Students undertaking the “Positive Approach to the Care of the Older Person with Dementia” course are not required to complete this module. This module is directed towards assisting you to develop a deep understanding of the importance of working in a person centred way in community settings. In order to put the person with the dementia at the heart of your work in this field, you will need to understand all of the supports and opportunities that your community has to offer people with dementia and their carers. We hope that this module will give you the knowledge you need, and inspire you to connect the people you care for into their communities in enriching ways.

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Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

The aim of this Internet based course is to train clinical staff to develop and improve the level of care being provided to people experiencing Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD). A focus of the program is to ensure that the knowledge participant’s gain is applied in the workplace to ensure better outcomes for people with dementia. This course is suitable all levels of health care professionals working in acute care or community. The web-based learning tool facilitates group discussion, sharing of information and resources, posting to forums and networking in a supportive environment.

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Positive Approach to the Care of the Aboriginal Person with Dementia

The Aboriginal Dementia Resource Module takes a cooperative approach to improving the knowledge of those caring for Aboriginal people with dementia. This six week course takes a person centred approach and aims to assist clinicians in providing an understanding of the historical factors and lifestyle that impact those who identify with the Aboriginal community. It is intended to provide a bio-psycho-social model of dementia within Aboriginal populations.

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Positive Approach to the Care of the Younger Person with Dementia

This 7-week course assists clinicians to develop and improve their knowledge when caring for the Younger Person with Dementia. Participants are encouraged to apply their newfound knowledge in the workplace to ensure better outcomes for those in their care. This course is suitable for all clinicians who are working within acute care, community settings or Residential Aged Care.

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