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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 Title

Duration (Hrs)

Foundational Module

Nature and Impact of Dementia


Core Module 1

Person-Centred Care


Core Module 2

Behavioural Communication


Core Module 3

Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement


Elective Module

Palliative Care Approach


Total Hours:


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 email Joyce / Chandeni at

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Elective Module - Palliative Care Approach (Basic) - 2022

By Dorine Lee


$ 94.50

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