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Dementia Studies

Available at: Cornwall part-time

Overview

This program is targeted towards people working in long term care homes, retirement homes, community support services, and others caring for persons living with dementia. This program develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enhance competency in providing quality care.

Statement of Achievement Objectives

At the end of this Statement of Achievement, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply the knowledge required to play an active and supporting role in ensuring the quality of life, independence and dignity of persons living with dementia from early warning signs to end- of- life care.
  2. Participate in and maintain collaborative professional working relationships with key stakeholder groups including community partners, families and other professionals to ensure a continuum of care for persons living with dementia.
  3. Act responsibly and be accountable for one’s actions within the context of current legislation and ethical frameworks.
  4. Advocate for the rights of persons living with dementia.

IMPORTANT

As of September 1, 2017 two courses have changed within this program. Six courses are still required to complete the credential. The course changes reflect the program objectives and provide students with a more current and relevant curriculum in dementia studies. Scroll down this page to the Program Outline to see the course requirements.

 Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.

Highlights

Program Name

Dementia Studies

Program Code

C0479

Credential

Certificate

Start Dates


Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Cornwall part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline

BEHA 1000 Overview of Dementia
BEHA 1001 Communication Strategies
BEHA 1002 Enhanced Care Strategies
BEHA 1003 Ethics and Legalities
PSWO 2300 Palliative Care
BEHA 19 Dementia Studies Capstone Project

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Testimonials

    I decided to go to college in my mid 20's, and it was the best decision I ever made!  The School of Business in Kingston taught me how to succeed in the business world, and I use that knowledge every day in the work environment.  I am thankful for the staff and students that I spent the three years with, for they truly helped to shape my future.



    Tracey-Lynn Mclennan

    Program Contact

    Melissa Longtin
    mlongtin@sl.on.ca

    Admissions Information

    Connect with a College Career Advisor:
    dreamit@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Advanced Standing

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