Ethics and Legalities in Dementia Care

Course Code DEMS-403
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Principles of advocacy and lobbying, the concept of empowerment, legislation, ethical issues and how to effect change in the work environment are the emphases of this course. Accessing community supports/resources, knowledge of the "system" in which the client, family, caregivers are involved, evaluating available services, identifying gaps and creative strategies to fill these gaps will also be discussed.