Assessments and interventions for responsive behaviours

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 40 minutes
  • Online Module
Access on dta.com.au

This module provides context for wandering as a changed behaviour with an overview of dementia and changed behaviours. You will learn how to take a structured approach to identifying and assessing behaviours and use this information to plan appropriate interventions. This is module 1 in the 3-part module series: Walking Safely with Dementia

Domains:
Behaviour

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
40 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Describe changed behaviours and the reasons people living with dementia experience them.
  • Identify some commonly used models to assess and determine why a person's specific changed behaviour occurs.
  • Describe types of interventions that may reduce or avoid changed behaviours.