Work With Clients With Dementia

“Work with Clients with Dementia” is a competency-based certification programme. It provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to work with clients with dementia in a variety of settings and residential care.

Participants will be awarded the WSQ Certificate in Work with Clients with Dementia if they achieved 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent through all assessments required by the course.


  • Apply techniques to support the wellbeing of clients with dementia

    This section covers techniques to minimise client distraction; the use of reality and validation therapy and application of Person-Centred Approach when working with clients with dementia.

  • Provide activities to maintain client’s dignity, skills and health

    To be able to plan activities that focus on a balance between client safety and comfort, autonomy and risk taking, you will also design and implement activities to maintain abilities and independence of person with dementia. Most importantly, to involve and support family caregivers in developing appropriate activities for their loved ones.

  • Develop and implement techniques which minimise the impact of challenging behaviour

    By observing and documenting challenging behaviours and identify common triggers. Evaluate the impact of behavioural changes; develop strategies and implement best practice techniques to respond to such behaviours. You will examine ways to document and review client’s care plan. Also, understand the basics of behaviour management

Course Reference Number CRS-Q-0027770-CS
Target Audience This course is intended for people already working, or those who wish to enter the Community and Social Services industry. This course would be appropriate for people working with dementia, such as programme co-ordinators/ executives, volunteer coordinator, case managers, senior assistant therapist, and social work assistants.
Pre-Requisites GCE ‘O’ Level or ESS WPL 4
Course Duration 4.5 Days
Dates TBA
Time TBA
Venue ADA Resource and Training Centre
20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02 BS Bendemeer Centre
Singapore 339914
Closing Date for Registration TBA



$813.20 (Inclusive of GST)

Funding Type (Valid 15 Apr 2019 to 14 Apr 2021) Funding Amount Amount Payable (inclusive of GST)
Singaporeans and PRs $544.00 $269.20
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above
$684.00 $129.20
Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme for Individuals
– Workfare Training Support (WTS) Letter Holders*
– Singapore Citizens 35 years old and above*
– Singapore Citizens 13 years old and above (for Persons With Disabilities)*
*Earning less than $2,000
$722.00 $91.20
Singapore Citizens from SME Company $684.00 $129.20
Singapore Citizens from Non-SME Company $544.00 $269.20

SkillsFuture Credit

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture Credit website.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Singaporean or Permanent Residents (Company or Self Sponsored)
  • Sponsoring companies must be registered and/or incorporated in Singapore and must fully sponsor the course fee. Trainees must be employed by the company in accordance to the Employment Act except for sole proprietors, partners, working directors, members of co-operatives or commission-based agents
  • Participants must:
    i. achieve at least 75% attendance
    ii. Complete and certified competent through all required assessments
    iii. Complete post-training surveys conducted between 3-6 months after course end

Application Procedure

  • All applications must be made online. Please register via Skilleto at Steps to register at Skilleto Training Management System:
    1. Sign up / Login using a Facebook or Google account.
    2. Key in the course title in the search bar.
    3. Look under search results for course run, click on the register button to register for the course
  • Applicants are to ensure that they meet the entry requirements before proceeding to register for the course.
  • Applicants should read through the ADA Academy Terms and Conditions before registering for our workshops.
  • All registrations received before closing date will be deemed confirmed unless otherwise specified.
  • An invoice will be issued prior to the course commencement. Payment needs to be made prior to course commencement.

Payment Advisory

Payment is required upon receiving the invoice to secure for the seat. You may make payment via the following mode:

  1. Cash
    Payment can be made at our office during office hours.
  2. Cheque
    All cheques payment shall be made payable to “Alzheimer’s Disease Association”. Please indicate your name, invoice number on the back of the cheque.
  3.  Bank Transfer/PayNow
    Please indicate your name & invoice number as reference.


Dementia Helpline: 6377 0700