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 Working with Dementia Clients - Multidiscipline
SchoolAC Online
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 5,000
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesProof 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.
DescriptionIf 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.
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