Learning Aims and Outcomes
Course Title: Behaviours that can Challenge (Dementia)
Course length – 3 hours
Maximum number to attend – 15
This course is aimed at all staff in health and social care
This course will provide delegates with an understanding of behaviours that challenge, specifically focussing on Dementia.
Needs and experiences of people with the condition.
Explain how someone might feel if they have a condition such as dementia (9.1a)
Explain how these conditions may influence a persons needs in relation to the care that they may require (9.1b)
Explain why it is important to understand that the causes and support needs are different for people with dementia (9.1c)
Health and Wellbeing
Explain how positive attitudes towards those with dementia will improve the care and support they receive. (9.2a)
Describe the social model of disability and how it underpins the positive attitude towards disability and involving people in their own care (9.2b)
Response to behaviours that can challenge
Identify challenging behaviours which individuals may present in a variety of settings
Explain what is meant by the term BPSD (behavioural and psychological causes of dementia)
Identify various causes of BPSD
Describe how to use multi step redirection when a situation becomes challenging
Describe other techniques that can be used to respond to challenging behaviour.
Explain why behaviours that challenge is a form of communication
Demonstrate active listening and good communication techniques
Identify what documentation needs to be completed when an incident has occurred
Explain what role record keeping has in relation to monitoring and prevention of challenging behaviours.
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