Course Code
ADA-BPS-B-002E
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 Elective Module – Palliative Care Approach aims to provide learners with an understanding of how persons living with dementia can be supported with a palliative care approach relating to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

  1. Appreciate the importance of Palliative Care approach in dementia care
  1. Identify symptoms associated with End of Life (EOL)
  1. Identify ways to manage symptoms associated with EOL
  1. Recognize cultural and religious differences associated with death and dying
  1. Identify how you can integrate the learning from the course into your care practices

Course Content

  • Palliative Care approach in dementia care
  • Symptoms at EOL and Management
  • Cultural and religious differences
  • Application to care practices

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)

Palliative Care for Persons with Dementia

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

Elective Module - Palliative Care Approach (Basic)

By Lim Li Li Denise

Price

$ 90.00

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