This eLearning course is designed to enhance or develop team members’ knowledge on caring for residents living with dementia. The course introduces approaches and strategies to use while delivering personalized, quality care. The course includes interactive case scenarios that reflect the unique setting and context of care delivery in long-term care homes.
This interactive video is approximately 30 minutes long and includes:
- A general overview of dementia
- Providing care for a person living with dementia in the dining room
- Providing care for a person living with dementia during activities
- Providing care for a person living with dementia during personal care
- Providing care for a person living with dementia during lifts and transfers
This eLearning course allows team members to review key facts about dementia, explore the symptoms of dementia, and recognize the four stages of dementia. This video shows techniques of how to best support residents living with dementia while highlighting the importance of using a person-centered approach.
This eLearning module is based on the Champlain Dementia Network’s What you need to know to work with persons with dementia: A primer for those starting to work in dementia care (2009/2010). Revised content provided by the Ontario CLRI at Bruyere and The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre.
Subject matter reviewers:
Bonnie Daros, RN, BScN, GNG ©, Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Tracy Luciani, PH.D., Knowledge Broker, Ontario CLRI at Bruyere