Quality Dementia Support in Hospitals

By Demetia Australia

  • Foundational
  • 40 minutes
  • Online Course
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People with dementia are major consumers of hospital services. This short course considers the journey through the hospital system for a person with dementia, taking into account some of the associated risks and possible barriers to quality support. It also prompts workplace reflection and provides practical support strategies.

Domains:
Dementia Diagnosis and Support,  Person-Centred Care

Location:
nationally

Cost:
fee-for-service

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
40 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, staff will gain knowledge in:
  • The possible adverse outcomes related to hospital admission for people with dementia/cognitive impairment.
  • Identifying potential barriers to quality dementia support in hospitals.
  • Practical strategies to overcome some of these barriers.