Introduction to Dementia Care

Introduction to Dementia Care

Introduction to Dementia Care is a course designed to provide an understanding of dementia, its various types, and the impact it has on individuals, families, and caregivers. This course is for home health aides who want to gain knowledge about dementia and the strategies that can be used when providing care. The course will help learners understand the challenges faced by people with dementia, as well as the best practices for providing support and care to enhance their quality of life.

Sign up to preview the course

Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 5
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 140
What you will learn
  • Understand the symptoms and progression of dementia
  • Recognize the impact of dementia on individuals and their families
  • Learn effective communication techniques for people with dementia
  • Understand the importance of person-centered care
  • Identify strategies for managing challenging behaviors in dementia care
  • Explore the role of activities and environmental factors in dementia care

Lessons

    • Introduction to Dementia: Understanding the BasicsIntroduction to Dementia: Understanding the Basics
    • 11 mins
    • Types of Dementia and Their SymptomsTypes of Dementia and Their Symptoms
    • 6 mins
    • The Impact of Dementia on Individuals and FamiliesThe Impact of Dementia on Individuals and Families
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Communication Techniques for Dementia CareCommunication Techniques for Dementia Care
    • 11 mins
    • Person-Centered Care in DementiaPerson-Centered Care in Dementia
    • 4 mins
    • Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia CareManaging Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • The Role of Activities and Environmental Factors in Dementia CareThe Role of Activities and Environmental Factors in Dementia Care
    • 4 mins
    • Supporting Family Caregivers in Dementia CareSupporting Family Caregivers in Dementia Care
    • 5 mins
    • Exam- Introduction to Dementia Care Exam- Introduction to Dementia Care
    • 15 mins

You may also like