Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care

Last Update April 9, 2024
5.0 /5
58 already enrolled

About This Course

Welcome to mySkills.ca’s Persuasive Approaches (PA) in Dementia Care online program. This program equips care providers with the skills and knowledge for person-centered dementia care. Participants will learn through interactive sessions to understand dementia, manage behaviors, and apply safe, respectful techniques for handling challenging situations. The course emphasizes the individuality of those with dementia, preparing participants for effective communication and care that promotes dignity and comfort.

The Persuasive Approaches (PA) in Dementia Care program, accessible online, features video tutorials with easy to understand modules, designed to be completed in 2-3 hours. The program covers:

  • Introduction to dementia and person-centered care.
  • Strategies for managing responsive behaviors through emotional, environmental, and interpersonal communication.
  • Safe techniques for high-risk situations.

By the end of the Persuasive Approaches (PA) in Dementia Care program, participants will confidently apply their knowledge in direct care, integrate Persuasive Approaches (PA) principles into care plans, enhance team collaboration, and contribute to a culture of person-centered care.

Join us at mySkills.ca to advance your skills in dementia care with our comprehensive Persuasive Approaches (PA) in Dementia Care program.


15 Lessons2h

The Persuasive Approaches (PA)

What is Persuasive Approach?00:00
Definition and Purpose of Persuasive Approaches (PA)00:00
Importance of Person-Centered Care in Persuasive Approaches (PA)00:00
Benefits of PA for Caregivers00:00
Overview of Common Types of Dementia00:00
How Dementia Impacts Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors00:00
Identifying triggers and unmet needs00:00
Recognizing Unmet Needs that Might Be Communicated Through Behavior00:00
Person-Centered Care and Honoring Individuality00:00
Empathy and Emotional Support00:00
Environmental Awareness and Modifications00:00
Communication Strategies (Verbal and Non-Verbal)00:00
De-escalation Techniques00:00
Dignity and respect in self-protection00:00
Final Assessment

Earn a certificate

Add this certificate to your resume to demonstrate your skills & increase your chances of getting noticed.

selected template

Your Instructors


3 Courses
3 Reviews
72 Students
See more


50% off
All Levels
Duration 2 hours
15 lectures

Course categories

Related Courses

Want to receive push notifications for all major on-site activities?

Select the fields to be shown. Others will be hidden. Drag and drop to rearrange the order.
  • Image
  • SKU
  • Rating
  • Price
  • Stock
  • Availability
  • Add to cart
  • Description
  • Content
  • Weight
  • Dimensions
  • Additional information
Click outside to hide the comparison bar

Don't have an account yet? Sign up for free

No apps configured. Please contact your administrator.
No apps configured. Please contact your administrator.