Dementia Discovery: Communication Matters

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Introductory
  • 1 hour
  • Online Module
Access on dta.com.au

This brief module focuses on dementia related changes and principles to bear in mind for communicating with respect and dignity.

Domains:
Communication and Connection

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
1 hour

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Understand how a diagnosis of dementia may affect a person's ability to communicate.
  • Describe the MESSAGE set of 7 communication strategies as one approach to supporting a person with dementia.