Quality Dementia Support in Hospitals

By Dementia Australia

  • Foundational
  • 40 minutes
  • Online Course

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.

Dementia Diagnosis and Support,  Person-Centred Care



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.