Provide Support to People Living with Dementia (CHC Unit)
Alzheimer's Australia WA Ltd
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Shenton Park||Yes||External, Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This unit is part of the Community Services and Health Training Packages. It describes the skills and knowledge required to provide person-centred care and support to people living with dementia. It involves following and contributing to an established individual plan. It applies to workers in a residential or community context, including family homes. The work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.
Subjects you can Study
Prepare to provide support to those affected by dementia; Use appropriate communication strategies; Provide activities for maintenance of dignity, skills and health; Implement strategies which minimise the impact of behaviours of concern; Complete documentation; Implement self care strategies.
About Alzheimer's Australia WA LtdEstablished in 1982, Alzheimer's Australia WA Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation that provides education in relation to person-centred care for people with dementia. The organisation provides respite, day centre, support, counselling, education and consultancy services to people with dementia, their families and carers, care workers, health professionals and the community sector. Alzheimer's Australia WA Ltd is part of the national Alzheimer's Australia organisation. RTO code: 4755
StatementCourse code: CHCAGE005
- Flexible Delivery
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 4 days
- Part-time internal = 2 months
No minimum education
Life after Study
Aged care workers provide care, supervision and support for aged people in residential establishments, clinics, hospitals and private residence. Aged care workers assist with the maintenance of personal care, domestic duties and management of illness. They also provide companionship and emotional support, and promote independence and community participation.