Certificate IV in Dementia Practice

Alzheimer's Australia WA Ltd

This course is for staff supporting people with dementia both in a residential and community setting. It will provide participants with the ability to integrate current knowledge and apply enhanced skills for effective dementia care. This course is applicable to experienced care workers who are considering a career transition, allied health workers, nurses and other health professionals who wish to widen their knowledge and expertise in supporting people with dementia, both in a community and residential setting.

Entry Requirements:

Participants must be dementia care experts within their organisations.


15 units: 12 core; 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to services and care that enhance quality living for persons with dementia; Apply enabling strategies for persons living with dementia; Communicate with and relate to persons living with dementia; Respond holistically to changed behaviour in persons living with dementia; Undertake valid cognitive assessment of persons living with dementia; Maintain the wellbeing of informal and formal caregivers; Orientation to dementia services; Apply a legal and ethical framework to protect the rights and interests of persons with dementia; plus more and electives.

Related Careers:

Disability Support Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Shenton Park No info No 10 days
Established 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.

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