November 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Assessment and Care Planning for consumers living with dementia @ Online

Based on the Clinical Practices Guidelines and Principles of Care for People with Dementia, this webinar provides practical guidance for Care/Case Managers and clinicians such as registered nurses.

  • Understanding Dementia
    • Identifying signs of dementia
    • Practical implementation of the 10 Dignity in Care Principles
    • Dementia care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse populations
  • A partnership approach
    • Communicating and engaging consumers living with dementia
    • Establishing, supporting and strengthening the Circle of Support
    • Developing a care plan in partnership
    • Defining what Quality of Life means for each consumer
    • Identification of meaningful activity planning
    • Recognising and reporting changes
  • Clinical Care and services
    • Writing goals and care plans for those with dementia
    • Sensitively Communicating the needs of those with dementia
    • Maximising health and wellbeing
    • Promoting functional and social independence
    • Environmental assessment, redesign and modification to support independent functioning
    • Recognising strengths and capacities in assessment
    • Assessment, referrals and specialist assessment services
    • Identification and management of pain
    • Identification, measurement and management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
    • Managing agitation, anxiety and physical expression of anger and frustration
    • Palliative care
  • Maximising the effectiveness of the team
    • Working collaboratively with other health professionals
    • Coordinated delivery of services
    • Support, education and oversight of frontline workers
    • Frontline workers recognising and reporting changes

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