CEU’s: 4 for ARF, RCFE
Dementia is a terrible illness that causes severe damage to the brain. This is an irreversible condition that causes a large amount of physical and mental deterioration that can strain relationships and damage the memories we have of our loved ones.
This course has been developed to provide evidence-based training and information, tailored
to caregivers needs. It aims to improve knowledge and care-giving skills, such as caregivers ability to cope with dementia symptoms and care for themselves.
- Introduction to Dementia and fundamental precepts of good dementia care;
- Symptoms of dementia;
- Types and causes of dementia;
- Stages of Dementia
- Risk Factors
- Alzheimer’s disease;
- Caring for Residents with Dementia
- Improving Communication
- Supported Decision Making
- Caregiver Health
Navigating Through The Course:
- Please follow the course in order i.e. Start with Module 1, then Module 2 etc – you will not be allowed to jump ahead.
- Read or listen to the material and watch all videos, if applicable, and lastly complete quizzes if any.
- You must obtain, at least, 70% on each quiz to move forward to the next section. You can retake the quiz as many times as necessary.
- NOTE: Each page is timed, see top right hand corner of page for timer. You will not be able to advance forward, until you have completed all the work on each page and the timer has run out.
- PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CLICK ON THE “MARK COMPLETE” ICON ON EACH PAGE, ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THAT PAGE. You can only do this once the timer runs out
You can also Navigate through the course using the Blue navigation pane, on the top left side of your window.
You can collapse the Navigation pane,
by toggling it.