Dementia Essentials CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 32 hours
  • Online Course
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Build you team’s expertise or upskill yourself with this fully funded, nationally recognised unit of competency. This course offers skills and strategies to help with communication, planning, developing activities and understanding changed behaviour in people living with dementia. This is a Dementia Training Australia (DTA) course, funded by the Australian Government under the Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund and delivered by Dementia Australia (RTO Code 2512).

Dementia Awareness and Understanding



Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
20 hours

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will gain an understanding of:
  • Person-centred care
  • The nature and progression of dementia
  • Effective communication
  • Impact of dementia on people living with dementia and their families
  • Activities for engagement
  • Effective use of Assistive Technologies
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Identifying elder abuse and restrictive practices
  • Understanding changed behaviour and developing effective responses
Eligible participants must be working with people living with dementia in a professional capacity to complete the workplace assessment requirements.