Advancing practice in the care of people with dementia: Module 8 – Therapeutic communication and relationships

By Dementia Training Australia

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This module explores communication patterns in relation to quality assessment and interaction with people living with dementia. Communication is a dynamic, ongoing process that has varying levels of complexity. Effective communication skills are essential in order to elicit accurate and complete data from clients. The module is designed to assist development of rapport and relationship building with people with dementia and their carers.

Communication and Connection


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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.