Level Four - Leadership

Level 4 Leadership modules are designed for anyone who is passionate about contemporary dementia practice.

They give the participants the skills and confidence to challenge current dementia practice and will guide them through the process of practice improvement. The programs give the participants the skills and confidence to challenge current dementia practice and will guide them through the process of practice improvement.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • Online: Choose a workshop or course and click on the links.
  • Fax: Registration Form to 03 9816 5733
  • Mail: Registration Form to Locked Bag 3001, Hawthorn 3122
  • Ph: 03 9816 5708
  • Bookings are essential, as places in our courses and workshops are limited.

Alzheimer's Australia Vic is a Registered Training Organisation offering dementia education with flexible course structures providing practical answers to the challenges of everyday care designed specifically for people working in aged care.

 Level Four - Leadership:

 


NAT10341 Certificate IV in Dementia Practice

This accredited course for health and aged care workers provides participants with a great opportunity to challenge current dementia practice using a relationship centred approach. The course comprises interactive workshops across a wide range of dementia topics which include guest speakers from industry. Participants will learn to transfer this knowledge into practice and improve dementia care in their organisation. This course can be a pathway for those wishing to pursue leadership roles within their workplace.This qualification will be issued by Alzheimer’s Australia WA. Entry requirement: Participants must have completed CHCAC319A Provide Support for people living with dementia or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience. For course dates and locations, visit our Accredited programs page.

 


New: Client Focused Montessori - Presented by Juanita Bekinschtein

You will explore ways to apply these principles in order to support independence, promote engagement and provide a sense of purpose for people living with dementia.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this session you will:

  • gain a basic understanding of the Montessori Method
  • have experienced the Montessori principles through role-play
  • be able to translate these principles into practice

Suitable for:

Diversional therapists, planned activity and lifestyle staff.

 


Shaping a Montessori community

This program has been developed in collaboration with psychologist Dr Cameron Camp PhD (Director of Research, Center for Applied Research in Dementia, Ohio USA). This program supports you, over two days, to gain an understanding of the key elements to consider when introducing Montessori as an organisational practice model. The program will provide practical examples of how to support resident choice and helps you to develop your own project plan to begin shaping a resident driven community.

Day 1 Objectives:

  • Understand the Montessori approach to service delivery including the 12 principles
  • Understand the framework for shaping a Montessori community
  • Develop a project plan for implementing the Montessori approach

Day 2 Objectives:

  • Apply the Montessori approach to aspects of service delivery including the 12 principles
  • Plan for and develop activity stations using the 12 principles
  • Understand assessment of individuals for Montessori programs
  • Use the Montessori approach to supporting activities of daily living
  • Apply the Montessori approach to making dining a choice and resident driven experience
  • Contribute to shaping a resident driven Montessori community event

Suitable for managers, lifestyle staff, community and residential care staff wanting to apply Montessori principles in support/care services.

To arrange this session at your workplace, please contact us

To register your interest for a scheduled session, please contact us

 


Dementia leadership in healthcare

Dementia has been recognised as the ninth National Health Priority by state health ministers throughout Australia, leading to reforms aiming at improving care of people with dementia in acute care. In this workshop you will explore dementia leadership within health care settings. You will consider tools and strategies for leading dementia practice change whilst meeting recommendations set by the Australian Commission for Quality and Safety in Healthcare. The aim of this session is for the participant to explore a range of leadership tools and strategies that can help to improve clinical practice and health outcomes for people with dementia in line with recommendations by the Australian Commission for Quality and Safety in Healthcare

At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • identify the skills and attributes of effective leaders in dementia services
  • discuss the opportunities for leading person-centred practice improvement 
  • explore the practical application of leadership tools to support practice improvement and culture change.
  • be familiar with the recommendations of the Australian Commission for Quality and Safety in Healthcare ‘A Better Way to Care’.

To arrange this session at your workplace, please contact us

To register your interest for a scheduled session, please contact us

 


See the upcoming Level 4 courses in a calendar below:

 
Click here to view the complete calendar of all upcoming sessions and courses.

We also offer customised in-house training at your premises or ours as well as a suite of online learning.

To arrange any of these session at your workplace simply contact our Customer Relations Consultants to further discuss your training needs and get an obligation free quote.

Suzanne McMeikin
Email Suzanne
03 9816 5791
Marie Norman
Email Marie
03 9816 5716