Dementia and Pain in Residential Care

By Demetia Australia

  • Foundational
  • 20 minutes
  • Online Course
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This short course aims to raise your awareness of the prevalence of pain in residential aged care, helps you identify some of the common causes of pain and assists you in managing pain for people living with dementia.

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fee-for-service

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
20 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff should be able to understand:
  • Pain prevalence in residential care.
  • Common causes of pain and how pain is communicated.
  • How to identify and manage pain for people living with dementia in residential care.