Provide Support to People Living with Dementia (CHC Unit)

Alzheimer's Australia WA Ltd

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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

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.

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Shenton Park No info Yes Online
Shenton Park No info Yes
Shenton Park No info Yes 4 days
Shenton Park No info Yes Part time 2 months
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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