Advancing practice in the care of people with dementia: Module 5 – Treatment and intervention options

By Dementia Training Australia

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Although there is no cure for dementia, many therapeutic intervention options are available, including the selective use of pharmaceuticals and strategies aimed at relieving symptoms, enhancing the quality of life of the person with dementia and, minimising the impact of presenting symptoms on the affected person and people around them. This module discusses these options, informed by best available evidence.

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Handbook

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the key issues and considerations in the care of people living with dementia.
  • Implement person-centred and evidence based care for people with dementia.