Dementia: How to Respond to Behaviours
In this course you will learn practical approaches to assist care staff to understand and be able to respond effectively to the behaviours and the psychological symptoms of dementia.
You will learn about the kinds of behaviours that you may encounter and be encouraged to view these behaviours as a form of communication of unmet needs of the person with living with dementia. In addition, you will learn strategies you can use when responding to these behaviours.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain why understanding the person and the underlying reasons for changes in behaviours is crucial to responding appropriately
- Recognise approaches that can be used to respond to behaviour
- Identify how to document and review episodes of behaviour in order to support the development of effective and informed approaches
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff who work in home care.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
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