Communication Strategies in Dementia Care

Communication Strategies in Dementia Care

Communication Strategies in Dementia Care is a course specifically designed for caregiving staff to enhance their skills in effectively communicating with patients suffering from dementia. Dementia is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects cognitive abilities, leading to challenges in communication and understanding. This course aims to equip caregivers with the knowledge and techniques necessary to provide compassionate and effective care to patients with dementia while maintaining a strong emotional connection.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 260
What you will learn
  • Identifying common communication challenges in dementia care
  • Utilizing effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques
  • Implementing active listening and empathy in dementia care
  • Adapting communication strategies to different stages of dementia
  • Recognizing and managing challenging behaviors in dementia patients
  • Supporting patients' independence and dignity through effective communication
  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals in dementia care

Lessons

    • Introduction to Dementia and Its Impact on CommunicationIntroduction to Dementia and Its Impact on Communication
    • 5 mins
    • Common Communication Challenges in Dementia CareCommon Communication Challenges in Dementia Care
    • 6 mins
    • Verbal Communication Techniques for Dementia PatientsVerbal Communication Techniques for Dementia Patients
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Nonverbal Communication Techniques for Dementia PatientsNonverbal Communication Techniques for Dementia Patients
    • 6 mins
    • Active Listening and Empathy in Dementia CareActive Listening and Empathy in Dementia Care
    • 7 mins
    • Adapting Communication Strategies to Different Stages of DementiaAdapting Communication Strategies to Different Stages of Dementia
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Supporting Independence and Dignity in Dementia CareSupporting Independence and Dignity in Dementia Care
    • 3 mins
    • Collaborating with Healthcare Professionals in Dementia CareCollaborating with Healthcare Professionals in Dementia Care
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- Communication Strategies in Dementia Care Exam- Communication Strategies in Dementia Care
    • 15 mins

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