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Dementia Studies

Available at: Cornwall part-time


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.


Palliative Care (PSWO2300) is no longer a requirement for the Dementia Studies Statement of Achievement. 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.


Program Name

Dementia Studies

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Start Dates

Program Duration


Location (Campus)

Cornwall part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2020-21

GENI 511 Overview of Dementia
GENI 2501 Communication Strategies
GENI 2102 Enhanced Care Strategies
GENI 2408 Ethics and Legalities
GENI 2450 Dementia Studies Capstone Project

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 to search for options relevant to your program area of study.

    Admission Requirements


    Health Requirements


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    J.P. Houze
    Class of 2014

    J.P. Houze

    Program Contact

    Melissa Longtin

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