Course Code
ADA-BPS-B-002A
Description

Course Objectives

Foundations of Person-Centred Dementia Care is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Disease International. Based on Person-Centred Care principles, the course emphasises on bestowing personhood on the person with dementia as a social being, providing recognition, respect, and trust (Kitwood, 2011).

This course consists of 5 modules:

Module

Module Title

Duration (Hrs)

Foundational Module

Nature and Impact of Dementia

3.5

Core Module 1

Person-Centred Care

3.5

Core Module 2

Behavioural Communication

6

Core Module 3

Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

6

Elective Module

Palliative Care Approach

3.5

Total Hours:

22.5

Upon completion of all modules (excluding Foundational) within maximum of 6 months, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. SNB-CPE points will be awarded.

Foundational Module - Nature and Impact of Dementia aims to provide learners with an introduction to dementia and its impact, and ways to assist the person with dementia through Person-Centred Care.

  1. Describe the signs and symptoms of dementia, delirium and depression

  1. Identify the common causes and risk factors of dementia

  1. Describe the impact of dementia on the person with dementia and family caregivers

  1. Recognise the principles of Person-Centred Care

  1. Identify ways in which we can assist the person with dementia in everyday activities to enhance their well-being.

Course Content

• Impact of the environment

• Principles of Person-Centred Care

• Impact of dementia on professional staff

• Signs and Symptoms

• Self-Care Strategies

Competency Mapping:

Dementia Knowledge

Care for Self and Caregivers

Additional Information:

For any enquiries, please contact Denise/Joyce at 63895102 or email us at professional_trg@alz.org.sg

Please click on ‘Express your interest’ to sign up now!

Click here to download the course brochure.

Training Hours
4
Topics include:
Dementia
Certification of completion
Face to Face

Foundational Module - Nature and Impact of Dementia

By Lim Li Li Denise

Price

$ 90.00

Full Course Fees (before GST)
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