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Dementia 6: Dementia Friendly Language

$24.00

This course is the last of the series in Living with Dementia and is designed to offer various points of advice in talking with those diagnosed with Dementia. This Dementia-friendly language is taken from multiple sources of information written by those living with Dementia. This is not a competency course and is intended as informative learning to those working in the Aged Care sector.  

Learning Objectives:         

  • To learn the correct terms and language to use when addressing persons living with Dementia without being derogatory, stigmatising or discriminatory
  • To learn the terms and ways of conversation and words that persons diagnosed with Dementia themselves have asked to be used when addressing them
  • To engage in conversations with persons living with Dementia in a manner that will empower them to engage well with others and feel included
  • To assist through language persons living with Dementia on how to embrace their life and empower them to live well.

Course Code: DEM6FL

Standards Incorporated in this Course: 1