DEME20002 – Supporting and caring for
people with Dementia
1. Analyse the
diverse presentations of people with dementia and the impact this may have on
Demonstrate the comprehensive assessment of people at risk of or experiencing
aim of this portfolio is for you to demonstrate your ability to appropriately
assess the diverse presentations of people with dementia using a comprehensive
There are three parts to this portfolio.
Part one: Select
two case studies located on Moodle and describe the presentation of the two
people with dementia.
Part two: Explain
how diverse presentations of people with dementia may impact the care delivered
to them by health professionals.
three: Describe and
justify your comprehensive assessment of the people in the two case studies
selected. This assessment must include physiological, psychosocial, and
Ensure each part of the e-portfolio is
substantiated with peer-reviewed literature.
The number of
references you should use is not limited. You should consider using references
when you have used material from another source .You may also use seminal
scholarly literature where relevant. Additional suitable references include
textbooks and credible websites. When sourcing information, consider the 5
elements of a quality reference: currency, authority, relevance, objectivity,
and coverage. Grey literature sourced from the internet must be from reputable
websites such as from government, university, or peak national bodies: for
example, the Australian College of Nursing.
a conventional and legible size 12 font, such as Times New Roman or Arial, with
2.0 line spacing and 2.54cm page margins (standard pre-set margin in Microsoft
should write in the third person.
formal academic language.
the seventh edition American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style.
The CQUniversity Academic Learning Centre has an online APA Referencing Style Guide.
word count is considered from the first word of the introduction to the last
word of the conclusion. The word count excludes the reference list but includes
in-text references and direct quotations.
You can use unit provided
materials and other credible sources (e.g. journal articles, books) to
reference your argument. The quality and credibility of your sources are
We recommend that you access your
discipline specific library guide: the Nursing and Midwifery Guide; Social Work and Community Services Guide.
8. We recommend you use
EndNote to manage your citations and reference list. More
information on how to use EndNote is available at the CQUniversity
9. For information on academic communication please go to the Academic Learning Centre Moodle site. The Academic Communication section has many
helpful resources including information for students with English as a second
10. Submit a draft before the due date to review your Turnitin
Similarity Score before making a final submission. Instructions are available here.
your assessment via the unit Moodle site, in the Assessment portal in
Microsoft Word format only.
to the marking rubric on the Moodle site for more detail on how marks will