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Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour in Aged Care (Micro-credential)

Kalandra Education Group Limited

Subject area

Community Client Care


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Entry requirements

Applicants must be:
- At least 17 years of age
- Working in a health and wellbeing setting or other roles where the learner is part of an Aged Care Support Team for clients who have the potential to exhibit challenging behaviour.
- Able to study at Level 4 - either having previously completed a qualification at level 3 or above, or the provision of a testimony from a current or past employer, or tertiary organisation.
- Applicants must also have access to a device and the internet.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this micro-credential is to:
- Provide knowledge of disease processes that contribute to challenging behaviour in the older person that impacts on their care
- Increase learners' awareness of factors that can influence a client's behaviour, which may become challenging
- Explore strategies for responding to, and dealing with challenging behaviours.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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AUT International Excellence Scholarship - South Asia


NZD$5,000Contribution to fees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 5252637
Phone: (0800) 5252637

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