Otago Polytechnic

Ryman Healthcare Dementia Support

Location

Ryman Healthcare Villages 

Delivery

Online learning - staff can submit assessments at any stage during the year (1 Dec 2019 - 1 Dec 2020)

Credits
20
Level
4
Start
1 December 2019

This Otago Polytechnic fee-for-service assessment is available to all Ryman Healthcare staff members. 

It includes four unit standards which can be submitted for assessment at any stage between 1 December 2019 and 1 December 2020. 

Learning is online and amounts to 20 credits.

Entry requirements 
  • You must be a current Ryman Healthcare staff member. 
  • You must have the right to study in New Zealand. 
Unit standard 23920

6 credits 

  • Describe dementia, support, and safe practice to support people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting. 
Unit standard 23921 

6 credits 

  • Provide person-centred support to people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting. 
Unit standard 23922 

4 credits

  • Demonstrate knowledge of effects of dementia and how to manage them, for those caring for a person living with dementia. 
Unit standard 23923 

4 credits 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of behaviour presented by people living with dementia in a health or wellbeing setting. 
Your workload 

Each unit standard is completed separately. Each unit standard is approximately 30 hours of online directed learning and 30 hours of self-directed learning. 

 

 

 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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