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Care of Elders with Alzheimer's Disease and other Major Neurocognitive Disorders

posted Sep 23, 2013, 4:51 AM by Kay Heritage   [ updated Nov 13, 2019, 7:06 AM by Rebecca Barker ]

We would like to share the below details of a free online course which commences on 14th October for 5 weeks, with a workload 3 – 5 hours a week.


This is a state-of-the-art course designed to accommodate the learning needs of health professionals including nurses, social workers, psychologists, occupational and speech therapists, health care administrators and recreational therapists. It is also intended for students who are interested in learning more about dementia care. The 5 units provide an overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias and the impact on quality-of-life issues for individuals with dementia and their families. Emphasis will be placed on exploring innovations in care through an ecological model of dementia-care  throughout the trajectory of the disorder.


For more details please click here.