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SLC+ > Part-time Programs & Professional Learning > Health & Wellness > Dementia Studies

Overview of Dementia Care   

In an aging society, an understanding of dementia is becoming increasingly critical for families and caregivers. In this course, normal aging versus dementia is discussed including symptoms, reasons for behaviours, and best practice care principles. Topics include brain and brain changes and their effects on communication and care strategies as well as legal and ethical implications.

This course is the prerequisite for all other Dementia Studies Statement of Achievement courses.