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Keeping Centered on the Person in Dementia Care

Keeping Centered on the Person in Dementia Care

Keeping Centered on the Person in Dementia Care

Debra Shearman
Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

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Launch date: 10 Jul 2017
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Last updated: 21 Oct 2018

Reference: 184302

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.


Overview of person centered care: Using person centered care to maintain dignity, identity,
communication, relationships and functional ability: Protecting the older person's mental
health: Environmental issues: Social and leisure activities.


Keeping Centered on the Person in Dementia Care. On completion of this course you will be able to:
Give an overview of the principles of person centered dementia care
Outline how risk management can be applied to dementia care
Describe the changes to brain function caused by dementia
Demonstrate communication strategies that will enrich your client/resident's quality of life
Explain the influence of the environment on your client/resident with dementia
Plan care that promotes your client/resident's functional ability
Discuss the risk and protective factors in relation to your client/resident's mental health
Apply the information on what constitutes person centred social interaction and activities
Describe the sensory changes that occur with dementia
Reflect on the knowledge you have gained and how it may be applied to your nursing practice.
Debra Shearman

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Debra Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

Deb has just celebrated her 40th anniversary as a registered nurse. She currently lives in Sydney Australia.

Deb has a diverse background in nursing and business having worked across the nursing and health services fields of general, midwifery, mothercraft, drug and alcohol, health promotion and aged care in nursing, counsellor, supervisory and management and educator roles.

Deb has always had a passion for education and strong commitment to the professional development of nurses. Her philosophy is that people have the right to be cared for by those with the knowledge, practical and interpersonal skills to do their job safely, respectfully and holistically.

Deb’s ethos is that learning and development should be directly work relevant and support the day to day work that people do as well as aspiring them to gain further qualifications and to pursue career advancement.

Deb is the CEO and a founding director of CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd established in 2004. The company was the first to offer aged care specific online learning in Australia and has delivered over 383,000 course enrolments to nurses, care workers, hospitality staff, administrative staff and allied health professionals across Australia.

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