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Jul 25th 2017

This is a course about dementia looking at a broad range of topics including, basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, stages of dementia and focusing support, palliation, behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, and therapeutic approaches. Last enrolments are accepted on August 18th 2017

Average: 9 (40 votes)
Jul 17th 2017

Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurocognitive disorders.

Average: 5.7 (6 votes)
Jun 5th 2017

Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. Dementia is one of the foremost priorities in global health and is estimated to affect over 44 million people worldwide. This has a huge impact on individuals and on society, so improvements in understanding, care and treatments are desperately needed.

Average: 5 (9 votes)

May 15th 2017

Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course. It is difficult to determine the number of children in alternative care around the world, but we know that many children continue to be placed unnecessarily in the care system and in unsuitable, sometimes harmful, settings.

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Apr 24th 2017

Preventing Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest research in dementia risk and protective factors. The free 5-week course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of a global community, without requiring exams or assignments.

Average: 8.7 (9 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

As our lifespans increase, more and more of us are faced with the question: how can we care for older people more effectively? Deakin University has developed a partnership model of care that aims to build stronger and more beneficial relationships between older people and those who care for them. The aim of the partnership model is to ensure that healthcare services are more responsive to the needs and preferences of older people within a variety of care settings.

Average: 4 (4 votes)

Mar 7th 2016

This course will help you to address the global challenge of dementia. It has a strong focus on integrative collaborations and partnerships as a way to reduce barriers between services and to provide seamless care for people living with dementia. You will learn about communication and compassion, and how you can help the person living with dementia to maintain independence, control, and a good quality of life.

Average: 10 (1 vote)