Program Description

Focus on identification, assessment and prevention of triggers of responsive behaviours in older adults with dementia. Learn to identify the signs and symptoms that lead to responsive behaviours. By engaging in a variety of practice activities and scenarios, you will recognize different types of triggers (e.g., environmental, physical). Understand why, when and how to use different care planning assessment tools and how to engage effectively with family and caregivers.

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Simply ensure you meet the requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.

Intakes are available in the Fall (September), Winter (January), and Spring (May).


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Completion Requirement

1 Course(s)

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This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

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