Support People with Dementia Course
In 2018, there is an estimated 436,366 Australians living with dementia. Without a medical breakthrough, the number of people with dementia is expected to increase to 589,807 by 2028 and 1,076,129 by 2058! With these scary statistics, we all need to understand more about how to deal with this devastating disability. This online course will provide you with an understanding of how to effectively support a person living with dementia.
What you’ll experience
As you take this course, you will develop an understanding of the nature of dementia, and appropriate support strategies for people living with dementia.You will also develop an understanding of how dementia can influence a person’s behaviour,and how you should respond to dementia-related behaviours of concern appropriately. Finally, you will look in detail at appropriate strategies for communicating with people with dementia, and the importance of planning and providing meaningful activities when supporting a person with dementia.
What our learners have to say
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Support People With Dementia Course
Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging and stressful. But with the right support, it can be rewarding and often satisfying.
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How do I get started?
You can start right away! Once you have completed the sign-up process and completed your checkout successfully, you can start learning on the spot. You will receive a confirmation email and a receipt for your purchase. This email will contain your course login details, and instructions on how to access and log in to your course. Don’t forget to check your junk/spam folder if you do not receive this email.
Are there any requirements to undertake a course with Learnt?
A willing attitude and a computer/tablet/phone are all you need to get started! You do not need any pre-requisites to complete any of our online courses. However, if you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What computer skills do I need for this course?
Our online training doesn’t require you to be a tech genius, however basic computer skills are required to complete our courses. Fundamental computer skills such as typing, understanding how to navigate a computer and basic Microsoft office are ideal for getting the most out of your learning.
What support do I receive when learning with Learnt?
When undertaking courses with Learnt, you have access to support via our Learnt experts. Simply use our contact us form on the website, call us or request a call back and our team will be in touch!
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