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CHCSS00123 – Dementia Support

Health Science Skillset


A comprehensive program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide compassionate and effective care for those affected by dementia. In this course, we will delve into various aspects of dementia, exploring its impact on individuals and their families. Participants will gain insights into best practices for promoting well-being, fostering meaningful connections, and implementing support strategies that enhance the quality of life for individuals living with dementia.

Target Audience:

This skill set is for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Community Services, Health or a related field, work in various care and support roles, and who wish to develop skills in supporting people with dementia.

Health Science Skillset
Amount of Training :  Amount of Training is based on each unit requirement
Course Delivery :  Online delivery
Campuses :  Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Kochi (India)
Organisation issuing certification : Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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The course comprises two core units, each tailored to provide comprehensive understanding and practical skills essential for health and nursing education.


CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS044 Follow established person-centred behaviour supports

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define dementia and its various forms
  • Explore the impact of dementia on cognitive function and daily living
  • Emphasize the importance of person-centered care in dementia support
  • Develop skills to tailor care approaches to individual needs and preferences

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, making it accessible to all individuals interested in pursuing a career in health and nursing.

Assessment methods Knowledge-based assessment and Simulation based assessment.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

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