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Working with Dementia Clients - Multidiscipline

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Program Information

School:AC Online
Faculty:Health Studies
Degree:Post-diploma; Online
Field of Study:Health Aide
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Description:If you work in the healthcare or social science fields and want to increase your competency in communicating with and caring for individuals living with dementia,this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the skills and strategies necessary for person-centred care. It emphasizes the importance of preserving the uniqueness of individuals diagnosed with dementia, and focuses on working with their primary caregivers.

Graduates of the program may find employment in long-term care facilities, special units in retirement homes and in cognitive teams within various community health agencies, such as the Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) and local community health care services.
URL:Working with Dementia Clients - Multidiscipline at AC Online
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Proof of successful completion of an approved certificate program in health or social services field. Applicants working with dementia clients in other capacities or as volunteers, family caregivers, etc. will be considered on an individual basis.

    Application Notes :

    Applications to Grad Cert Part-time programs must be submitted via our online application form. There is no application fee.

    Prior to starting your application, please ensure that you have consulted the program admission requirements and have all the supporting documentation in a digital format ready to be uploaded.

    Applications submitted in a paper format or via email will not be accepted and incomplete applications will not be processed.

    Applications will typically be processed within 2-3 weeks but can take longer during peak times and start of academic terms. Applicants are encouraged to apply at least 4-6 weeks prior to start of term.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 04, 2021