Certificate IV Dementia Practice

This comprehensive qualification exclusive to Alzheimer’s Australia WA consists of 14 units as detailed on the following page. Whilst you will need to complete all units in order to gain this qualification, you can choose to just complete one or two units (details overleaf).

This qualification can be a pathway for those wishing to pursue leadership roles and be innovative in their workplace. Participants will develop dementia specialist knowledge and may be regarded as dementia leaders within their organisation.

The Certificate IV in Dementia Practice will provide participants with the ability to integrate current knowledge and apply enhanced skills for effective dementia care and will be an energising experience with experts from industry contributing as guest speakers.

The Certificate lV in Dementia Practice consists of 14 units which cover a breadth of knowledge and skills to support quality care and service provision for people living with dementia.

Topics covered in detail include:

  • Leadership;
  • Communication;
  • Changed behaviour;
  • Leisure programs and
  • Palliative care.

The cost of undertaking the qualification will be $2,500.

Funding is not available for this course.  However, if you are an enrolled or registered nurse with current registration you may be eligible for professional development scholarships through the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and support scheme. Visit www.acn.edu.au/scholarships to find out more.

Course format

Participants will be required to attend a full day workshop approximately every three weeks for a period of approximately 10 months. 
The workshops will be an energising experience with experts from the industry contributing as guest speakers.

Assessment

Participants will be assessed on a written component and workplace projects.

More information

For further details contact us on (08) 9388 2800 or email: sharyn.trent@alzheimers.org.au