|LEVEL 1 ELECTIVES
Sessions are conducted from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
|Elective 1: Everyday Care
||Participants will gain a better understanding of the impact of dementia on Activities of Daily Living (ADL), and learn tips on assisting persons with dementia with their ADLs through the Prepare, Involve & Comfort (PIC) model.
||19 Aug 2017
|Elective 2: Meaningful Activities
||Participants will learn to identify and conduct suitable activities for persons with dementia.
||9 Sep 2017
|Elective 3: Fall Prevention
||Participants will learn about factors causing falls, fall prevention and correct techniques of assisting someone who has had a fall.
||4 Nov 2017
|Elective 4: Managing Mealtimes
||Participants will comprehend the mechanics of swallowing, how dementia can impact swallowing, and ways to manage food refusal in persons with dementia.
||18 Nov 2017
|Elective 5: Creating a Comfortable and Safe Environment
||Participants will learn home safety considerations for persons with dementia as well as practical tips to provide a safe environment.
||2 Dec 2017
|Elective 6: Managing Food Nutrition
||Participants will comprehend the nutritional needs of persons with dementia, strategies to overcome undereating or over-eating and the importance of a healthy and balanced diet.
||3 Feb 2018
|Elective 7: Self-care
||Participants will learn how to manage their emotions and cope with stress by discussing their roles and job xpectations as a caregiver.
||3 Mar 2018