Dementia Professional Certificate

Health Care Assistant Training College in Vancouver, BC

Course Description

Dementia Professional Course is designed for caregivers of persons with dementia. Caregivers may include family members as well as staff working in nursing homes, assisted living programs, adult day center programs, home support agencies, hospitals, hospice care and other settings providing care to persons with dementia.

Course Duration

20 Hours over 2 weeks, 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Course Outline

  • Angry, Agitated Behaviour
  • Problems with Sleeping
  • Hallucinations, Paranoia
  • Problems with Wandering
  • Incontinence Problems
  • Repetitive Actions
  • Problems with Bathing
  • Screaming, Verbal Noises
  • Problems with Dressing
  • Wanting to go Home
  • Problems with Eating

Admission Requirement

  • 19 years of age prior to the start of the study period or graduation from grade 12 (or equivalent)

Tuition and Other Fees

Non-refundable Application Fee: $30 (Domestic/International)
Tuition: $295 (Domestic)/ $375 (International)

*Tuition does not include textbooks, supplies and other applicable costs

Credentials

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive a Dementia Care Certificate.

Starting Dates

Year 2019: September 30

Year 2020: January 27 / May 18 / September 14

If the program is full at the time you wish to register, please register for the next available start date. In the event of cancellations or transfers, we will move students ahead accordingly. This is done on a first come first serve basis and we cannot hold a seat without a deposit

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