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Ottawa, ON
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Working with Dementia Clients - Multidiscipline - Part-time (Graduate Certificate)

Program Information
Faculty: Centre for Continuing and Online Learning
Degree: Certificate; Online
Field of Study: Cognitive Science
Description If you work in the healthcare or social science fields and want to increase your competency in caring for individuals with dementia, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with the skills and strategies necessary for person-centred care, while emphasizing the importance of preserving the uniqueness of individuals with dementia. Graduates of the program may find employment in long-term care facilities, special units in retirement homes and in cognitive teams within various community health agencies.
Website: Working with Dementia Clients - Multidiscipline - Part-time (Graduate Certificate) at Algonquin College - Graduate Programs
Length: 3 Year(s)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Work Experience
To be eligible for clinical/field placement, HLT6737, students must: Submit proof of a clear and valid Police Records Check for Service with Vulnerable Sector (PRCSVS). This document is typically valid for one year (12 months). This document will be retained on your departmental file and will be used only for the purposes related to placement. It is your responsibility to obtain the PRCSVS form your local Police Department prior to the deadline identified by your Department and to pay any associated costs. It may take a long time to obtain this documentation; please submit your application as early as possible. Should you require further information, please contact the Program Coordinator. Complete CPR training. This certification is typically valid for one year (12 months). Complete the Algonquin College Health Assessment form and/or immunization form. This document is typically valid for one year (12 months).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: December 26, 2018