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 caregiving skills, such as caregivers ability to cope with dementia symptoms and care for themselves.
CEU’s: 4 for ARF, RCFE
- 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