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Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania)

May 11th 2021
Preventing Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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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 4-week course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of a global community, without requiring exams or assignments. This course runs twice a year [...]
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Knowledge and Skills for Dementia Care: the SSLD Approach (Coursera)

Apr 19th 2021
Knowledge and Skills for Dementia Care: the SSLD Approach (Coursera)
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This course is designed and produced by Professor Ka Tat Tsang of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in collaboration with the Institute for Life Course and Aging at the University of Toronto. This course aims to inform learners about dementia and dementia care from an SSLD perspective, including, [...]
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Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care (edX)

Provides an overview of Alzheimer’s disease, including pathophysiology, risk factors, stages, symptoms, diagnosis, including medications used to enhance cognitive function. Reviews modified communication strategies that optimize interactions and reduce behavioral expressions. Explores the topic of dementia caregiving, its challenges and resources available, as well as special care considerations when [...]
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Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses (FutureLearn)

Mar 9th 2020
Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses (FutureLearn)
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Be prepared for the future - learn to understand dementia as it progresses and how to seek support. Learn how to prepare for the future as dementia progresses. On this course you will learn how to be better prepared and supported to ensure quality of life and comfort for [...]
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Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well (FutureLearn)

Feb 24th 2020
 Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well (FutureLearn)
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A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and diffuse difficult situations. If you are a carer for a person living with dementia then this is a course for you. When it comes to understanding and supporting a person living with [...]
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