Supporting People with Disabilities who are Ageing
Get the skills and knowledge required to support ageing people with disabilities within the residential and community aged care environment.
Learn about issues for ageing people with disabilities and explore the knowledge and skills required to support them.
- Aged Care Workers
- NDIS Service Providers
By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
- Assist people with disabilities who are ageing to identify their current and future needs
- Support the interests and needs of people with disabilities who are ageing
- Encourage and support people with disabilities who are ageing to exercise independent action and thinking
- Support the interests, rights and needs of people with disabilities with pervasive age related changes, including people with dementia
Australia is an ageing population. As the population ages, the incidence of disability also increases proportionately. Promoting and protecting the rights and dignity of older persons and facilitating their full participation in support services as they age is vital. This means more than just ensuring physical access, even though that is important. It is about developing a culture of inclusion so that people with disability are valued for their contributions. If you're looking to support an ageing family member or work within the residential and community aged care environment, you need to understand how to manage and support the ageing with disabilities. This course focuses on issues for people with disabilities who are ageing and explores the knowledge and skills required to support this sector of the community. Learn about the issues faced by people with a disability who are ageing, supporting the rights and interests of the person and supporting a person with a disability who has dementia. This course is suitable for anyone working within the aged care, community or NDIS sectors.