Course Code
DSG-BPS-I-004
Description

Support Persons Living with Dementia Care is a competency-based certification programme. It provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to support persons living with dementia in a variety of settings and residential.

This blended course consists of 3 modules and assessments:

Module 1 Apply Person-Centred Care

Module 2: Provide activities to maximise autonomy and promote wellbeing

Module 3: Develop and implement techniques which minimise the impact of changed behaviour

The competency assessment for this course consists of written assessment, practical performance (PP) and oral questioning (Total duration: 3.5hours)

Course Objectives

  • Apply Person-Centred Care approaches to care planning for persons living with dementia
  • Assess the needs of caregivers to provide information and referral to access relevant health and social services
  • Provide activities to maximise autonomy and promote wellbeing
  • Develop and implement techniques which minimise the impact of changed behaviour

Course Content

Module

Self-Paced E-learning

Classroom Facilitation

Module 1 - Apply Person-Centred Care

  • Person Centred Care
  • The Brain and Understanding of Dementia
  • Classroom Written Assignment 1
3 hours - to complete before Module 1 classroom sessions

10 & 11 Nov

9am - 5pm

Module 2 - Provide Activities to Maximise Autonomy and Promote Wellbeing

  • Therapeutic Activities for Persons with Dementia
  • Design Activities for Persons with Dementia
  • Classroom Written Assignment 2
2.5 hours - to complete before Module 2 classroom session

17 Nov

9am - 5pm

Module 3 - Develop and Implement Techniques Which Minimises Impact of Changed Behaviour

  • Understanding Behaviour Changes in Persons with Dementia
  • Classroom Written Assignment 3
1 hour - to complete before Module 3 classroom session

18 Nov

9am - 5pm

Assessment (Virtual)

Practical Performance and Oral Questioning

9 Dec OR 10 Dec

Who Should Attend

Professional Staff including nurses, allied health professionals, social workers, counsellors, who are involved in developing care plans, planning activity programmes for persons living with dementia, and supporting direct care staff to manage behaviours of concern.

Competency Mapping (DCCF)

  • Apply Person-Centred Care at work
  • Support the Well-being of Persons with Dementia
  • Minimise the Impact of Behaviours of Concern
  • Maintain the Dignity, Skill and Health of Persons with Dementia
  • Assist Caregivers to Support Persons with Dementia

Additional Information:

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

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

Training Hours
33
Topics include:
Dementia
Blended

Support Persons Living with Dementia (Intermediate)

By Lim Li Li Denise

Price

$ 1200.00

Full Course Fees (before GST)
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