Case study – anxiety and depression

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 30 minutes
  • Online Module
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This module explores the characteristics of depression and anxiety in the context of dementia and the cultural considerations when caring for people with dementia from an Indigenous background. This is module 6 in the 7-part module series: Understanding Responsive Behaviours




Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
30 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Outline the key elements to include in the assessment of a person with mood and/ or behaviour suggesting an underlying depression, or possibly comorbid anxiety.
  • Use the NDB model and case study to suggest probable consequences of depressed or anxious mood.
  • Select evidence-informed interventions to address behavioural changes related to depressed or anxious mood.
  • Outline the key approaches to consider when caring for someone from an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background.