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CPD02 - Dementia: An Introduction to Dementia


At a glance

Identify the common types of dementia and outline models of dementia that can be used in any clinical or community setting.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

This is a two hour course completed online.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded two CPD hours.


Course Summary

Dementia is the term that describes the symptoms of a large group of illnesses that cause a progressive decline in a person's functioning. It is a broad term also used to describe a loss of memory, intellect, rationality or social skills. It is estimated that dementia affects 6.5 per cent of all Australians aged 65 and over.

Upon successful completion of this short course, you will able to:

  • discriminate between dementia and what is not dementia
  • identify the different types of dementia
  • explore the models of dementia
  • assist with the positive planning of an individual with dementia in your workplace.

Total Price: $45. Payment can be made by PayPal at

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Program Structure

You will be required to complete the self-directed online course with quiz.

How to Apply


To enrol in this short course, please visit and register your attendance at