Health, Disability and Aged Care

Understanding Dementia - Effective Communication

This course is in the base subscription pack
Health, Disability and Aged Care
Course Duration
Subject Matter Expert
Frontline Care Solutions

This course will teach the learner how to practise good, effective communication when caring for someone living with dementia, including verbal and non-verbal communication. It also will teach the learner to recognise when someone is communicating a need and how to fulfil these needs while maintaining dignity in care.

Target Audience

This course is designed for care workers providing care to a person living with dementia.

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed to make sure you:

  • ensure the people you care for have their needs met and their dignity maintained
  • recognise when a person living with dementia is communicating an unmet need, and
  • help meet the needs and requirements of the people you care for.
behaviour, people, Aged Care Quality Standards, memory, cognitive, care, support, residential, home care, person-centred, communication