Communicating in a person-centred way

By Demetia Australia

  • Introductory
  • 1 hour
  • Online Course
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Good communication skills are essential in providing support to people living with dementia and their carers. In this 3-part course you will explore communication for people living with dementia and learn how to influence people within the support relationship to promote positive communication.

Domains:
Person-Centred Care,  Communication and Connection

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fee-for-service

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
1 hour

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff should be able to understand:
  • The impact of dementia on the person’s ability to communicate.
  • Supporting person-centred communication through support relationships.
  • Individualised strategies for communication.