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Dementia Awareness 2 Day Course

Why not mix it up and choose any two courses to make up a full days training

£790.00 (ex VAT)
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Monday 15th July 2019
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Tuesday 16th July 2019
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Wednesday 17th July 2019
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Thursday 18th July 2019
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Friday 19th July 2019
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Saturday 20th July 2019
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Sunday 21st July 2019
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COURSE Details

            

Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Dementia

Course length 2 days

Maximum number to attend - 15

This course is aimed at all staff in health and social care who require a more in-depth knowledge of dementia and dementia care.

At the end of the training session, there is a short written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - Dementia

         Define dementia

         Identify the different forms of dementia including:

         Identify signs and symptoms of dementia

         Explore what happens in the brain when it is affected by Dementia

Early Diagnosis

 

 

         Explain why early diagnosis is important for a person who may have dementia

         Explore various treatments and sources of support for someone who has dementia

Person Centred Care

         Explore how to promote enablement for people with dementia.

         Identify how reminiscence therapy and life history work can help support a person with dementia.

         Give examples of positive outcomes and recognising well-being for people with dementia.

Dementia Needs and experiences of people with the condition.

         Explore how various aspects of the environment can be difficult for someone with dementia and what we can do to improve it for them.

         Explore and experience how sensory disabilities can affect a person with dementia and what can be done help them.

         Respond to different realities and hallucinations.

         Learners will know how to provide meaningful activities for individuals with dementia.

Health and Wellbeing

         Explain how positive attitudes towards those with dementia will improve their care.

Response to behaviours that can challenge

         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.

Communication

 

 

         Remonstrate various techniques to promote effective communication.

         Understand the importance of a holistic approach to dementia care.

Assistive Technology

         Explore various types of assistive technology for people with dementia

Assessment, Evaluation and Conclusion

         Learners will be given the opportunity to reflect on their learning by completing a learning journal





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