Dementia: Understanding the Condition, this is a Developing Course on the Altura Learning Pathway so it is perfect for anyone who works in home care and is supporting a person with dementia who wishes to have a more in-depth understanding of behaviours.
Part of the Altura Learning’s Dynamic Series, Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries, takes us through a variety of case studies where staff have to make decisions if they are crossing a professional boundary and how they will manage the situation.
Aged Care organisations are preparing for the new Aged Care Quality Standards that will come into effect in July 2019. Here is everything you should know.
A National Apology has been delivered to acknowledge the thousands of victims and survivors whose lives have been impacted by institutional child sexual abuse.
Our new course Fire Safety: A Practical Approach is the newest addition to Altura Learning’s Dynamic Suite. This course, which was shot in an aged care facility, takes viewers through an actual fire scenario at the home. Staff in the video reflect on their training to help them to decide what action to take at each point.
Leading industry learning solutions provider Aged Care Channel has announced a new name reflecting its ongoing work to innovate and expand geographically and across health, disability and social sectors, supported by award-winning technology.
Altura Learning is proud to present the upcoming course Tissue Viability: Pressure Injuries. This course defines and describes types of pressure injuries, how they develop, their treatment and most importantly, how you can play a role in preventing them.
Altura Learning is proud to present their new course Recognising and Responding to Abuse which develops greater awareness of common types of abuse, whilst examining the carer’s role in recognising and reporting signs of possible abuse.
Altura Learning is proud to present their course Medication Management: A Framework designed to familiarise staff with their role in medication management using a systematic approach, which ensures both the safe use of medications and quality outcomes for the older person.
Altura Learning is proud to present their course Infection Control: An Introduction, detailing the key principles of good infection prevention and control. This new ACC course teaches how infectious agents spread and identifies simple precautions for use in the home environment.
Within this blog, I hope to stimulate our thoughts and, in turn, our actions with regards to the ways we may best be able to support residents living with dementia who are living within environments which we contribute to on a daily basis every time we go to work.