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What is dementia?

For individual health workers

Dementia is a condition health professionals will encounter in a range of care settings. This 3-part online course is designed to provide you with an introduction to dementia, diagnosis, treatment and support strategies for both the person living with dementia and their carer.

Online Courses Dementia Learning Alzheimers Australia

Suitable for: Aged care, Allied health, Arts and culture, Banking, finance and superannuation, Construction, architecture and design, Councils, community and cultural centres, Disability care, Home and community care, Hospitals, Retail, Sports, fitness and leisure, Transport, University and TAFE, Aged care decision-makers, Aged care frontline staff, Allied health assistants, Dentists, Dieticians, Disability care staff, Diversional therapists, Facility managers/coordinators, First responders, GPs and other referrers, Lifestyle officers, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Practice nurses, Registered nurses, Residential care workers, Social workers, Speech therapists, Support staff


Duration: Approximately 1 hour

Delivery mode: Online

Location: All states and territories

You will gain knowledge in:

  • Early signs and features of common types of dementia
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Effective communication, support strategies and services

Enrol yourself

This course is for individual health workers.

If you want to take this course yourself an as individual, click the “Register” button below.

If you want to book training for your staff, see our professional development and training page for organisations.

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Last updated
1 February 2024