Dementia Care

This course runs for 4 hours and includes theoretical and practical information for people working with dementia. It is strongly recommended as a refresher, particularly for people re-entering the aged care work force.

It is also suitable for volunteers or family members wishing to gain knowledge to assist in their care of a person with dementia.

The workshop includes

  • What is dementia?
  • The incidence of dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Diseas
  • Stages of dementia
  • Brain changes
  • Signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Common care issues
  • Behaviour and approaches to care
  • The importance of family, friends, purpose and pleasure
  • Loss and grief
  • The roles of carers and care workers
  • Communication
  • Support techniques
  • Elder abuse and legal issues
  • Available resources

How to enrol

Contact us by phone or email or through the website.