This course explores how a person living with dementia can exhibit a range of behaviours.
It looks at strategies that can reduce or prevent episodes of responsive behaviour, and maintain client and staff safety.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify some of the responsive behaviours commonly associated with dementia
- Consider the experience and language of behaviour from the view point of the person living with dementia in the community
- Implement behaviour-related strategies which positively support the care experience
Primary Learner Setting
- Community care
- Content may also be relevant to or of interest to residential aged care
Target Learner Occupations
- Care workers in the community care setting
- Also relevant, suitable for, or of interest to aged care workers and nurses
Continuing Professional Education Statement
Completion of this course provides 2 hours of professional education – a certificate of completion will be issued after satisfactory course completion which will include passing an online knowledge quiz.
Dementia Training Australia is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund.
Video footage featured in this DTA course was developed by:
- Dementia Australia (formerly Alzheimer’s Australia, and a member of the DTA consortium)
- Aged Care Channel, with content expert Professor Colm Cunningham disclaimer
Topic Areasdementia-general, dementia-assessment, dementia-diagnosis, responsive-behaviours,
Target Audienceambulance-or-paramedic, civic, hospice-or-palliative-care, hospital, in-home-or-community-based-care, primary-care, private-practice, residential-aged-care, respite-care, retail, transition-care, university-vet-or-research-institute,
Target Occupationallied-health-and-care-support, nursing,
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