Diploma of Dementia Care
The website https://www.utas.edu.au/wicking/m1d says:
- 100% HECS Scholarships Available (DOMESTIC STUDENTS)
- The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is payable by the student. (In 2020 fees are $46.20 per 12.5 credit point unit, capped at $308 per annum).
The Diploma of Dementia Care is a fully online, eight-unit program available to carers, aged care, community and health industry workers and anyone with an interest in learning more about dementia.
It provides graduates with knowledge to make a difference in the health and community sector in a range of roles which will be critical in delivering enhanced capacity to a sector which is facing an enormous challenge. Individuals with backgrounds in healthcare, community service and allied health professionals, may find this course useful to broaden knowledge base and scope of practice.
It is suitable for those with or without formal education qualifications, and articulation into further study at Associate Degree and Bachelor level is available upon successful completion.
A condition as serious as dementia requires a special type of care – and a special type of person to provide it. Our course will develop your specialised understanding of dementia so that you can make a positive difference to the lives of people living with dementia.