Course Code
ADA-BPS-B-002D
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.

The Core Module 3Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to promote meaningful activity and engagement to meet individual needs of persons living with dementia.

  1. Recognise the value of promoting activity and engagement with life for a person with dementia
  1. Identify goals of engagement to promote different aspects of wellbeing
  1. Identify ways of adapting activities to meet individual needs
  1. Develop an individualised activity plan for a person with dementia

Course Content

• Workplace learning

• Promote wellbeing through engagement

• Goals of engagement

• Levels of engagement

• Choosing suitable activities

Who Should Attend

This module is intended for front-line care staff and volunteers who would like to be equipped with a basic understanding of how to care for people living with dementia in a variety of settings including the family home, centre-based services, and residential care facilities.

Competency Mapping (DCCF)

Care Interaction with Persons with Dementia

Enriching Lives

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
6
Topics include:
Dementia
Certification of completion
Face to Face

Core Module 3 - Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement (Basic)

By Lim Li Li Denise

Price

$ 180.00

Full Course Fees (before GST)
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