10341NAT Certificate IV in Dementia Practice
This comprehensive applied course provides participants with a contemporary understanding of good practice in dementia care as well as a range of strategies for transferring this knowledge into practice.
1 day per month over 9 months
People working in aged care, community care, disability or providing support for people living with dementia
This comprehensive applied course provides participants with a contemporary understanding of good practice in dementia care as well as a range of strategies for transferring this knowledge into practice. This enables participants to be effective agents of cultural change within their respective organisations leading to improved care outcomes and quality of life for people living with dementia.
Uniquely, the course also provides a supportive learning environment with a suite of interactive workshops covering a wide range of dementia-related topics, delivered by highly-qualified facilitators from diverse backgrounds.
The course uniquely also provides the opportunity to hear valuable insights from a host of expert guest speakers.
Included as part of this is the opportunity to undertake the internationally award-winning Virtual Dementia Experience ™ (VDE) which provides a unique learning experience using computer gaming technology to create a virtual reality experience, immersing you in the world of dementia.
The course attracts professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors, with many former graduates of the program now holding important leadership roles promoting improved dementia practice in a wide range of settings. Graduates of the course greatly value the support and networks they build with other course participants and we often receive feedback on how practical the course is for participants.
This unique course is ONLY available in Victoria through Dementia Australia and places are limited to maximise the learning experience of participants.
This qualification will be issued by Alzheimer’s Australia WA RTO Code: 4755.