Part-time Courses - Dementia Care Studies
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|Course #||Courses||Length (Hours)||Distance||Status|
|OLRN1734||Creating a Dementia Care Skills Kit
Description: This course allows participants to explore a variety of dementia care skills including creating meaningful programs and activities, therapeutic caregiving strategies, needs communication messaging models (NCM), life stories, and compassionate communication.
|OLRN1738||Development, Sustainability & Evaluation of Dementia Care Programs
Description: Focus on the development and sustainability of programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for those with dementia. Follow the program planning process through conducting a needs assessment, creating operational plans, exploring sustainability models, to analyzing and performing program evaluations.
|OLRN1742||Empowerment in Dementia Care
Description: Examine ways that caregivers and those with dementia can ensure, maintain and enhance their quality of life. Topics include end-of-life care, development and training, caregiver integrity, affecting change in the workplace, work-life balance.
|OLRN1732||Exploring Dementia Care
Description: This course will focus on the philosophy of care, specifically holistic care within a medical model. Diagnosis, appropriate physical and emotional environments, effects of dementia on the client and caregiver, research on caregiving, and the importance of ongoing education for caregivers.
Contacts for Dementia Care Studies.