Overview of Dementia Care
This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):
Providing a holistic model of care for dementia clients is the philosophy used in this introductory course. Students explore differences between normal aging and dementia, and learn about the assessment and diagnosis of this disease. Appropriate physical and emotional environment, effects of dementia on clients, caregiver and the family unit are discussed. The role of research and the importance of public and professional education are also discussed.
Sections 841, 842, 843, and 844 require you to register in the month prior to the course start date.