Enhance dementia practice, strengthening your existing staff’s capacity to be dementia practice leaders. Across 14 units of competency, participants acquire advanced, contemporary knowledge and skills to become leaders in implementing changes to practice. This is to improve the lives of people living with dementia, by workers improving their engagement with them, as well as with their families and carers.
Graduates will contribute to the transformation of dementia practice.
This program will provide participants with a range of knowledge and advanced skills to become leaders in implementing changes to practice through the engagement of workers, families, and carers to improve the lives of people living with dementia. With a focus on establishing collaborative networks, this will ensure the effective application of knowledge of changed behaviour, reablement strategies, cognitive assessment, and screening.
This program is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Eligible participants must be working with people living with dementia in a professional capacity to complete this program, with all work placement assessment requirements to be conducted in a suitable workplace.
To identify and ensure you have the right support to complete this nationally recognised program, applicants are required to complete pre-enrolment screening as part of the enrolment process.
As this is an online program, learning can happen from anywhere with an internet connection, using a desktop PC, laptop or tablet device. Participants must also have a computer camera, to engage in webinar sessions.
This Nationally Recognised program includes the following units of competency:
Students must successfully complete fourteen units of competency to attain the qualification. The qualification is delivered over a total of twelve months. It is a full time study load (approximately 20 hours per weeks in learning and assessment).
Dementia Training Australia is a major funder of this program under the Australian Government Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund and delivered by Dementia Australia (RTO CODE 2512). Visit dta.com.au
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