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Dementia Awareness Full Day

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

£395.00 (ex VAT)
AVAILABLE COURSE DATES
Monday 16th September 2019
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Tuesday 17th September 2019
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Wednesday 18th September 2019
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Thursday 19th September 2019
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Friday 20th September 2019
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Saturday 21st September 2019
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Sunday 22nd September 2019
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Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Dementia Awareness

Course length – 6 hours

Maximum number to attend - 15

This course is aimed at all staff in health and social 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

·         Describe common causes of dementia

·         Identify signs and symptoms of dementia

Communication

·         Demonstrate how to promote positive communication for people with dementia

Person Centred Care

·         Understand the importance of personal centred care

·         Discuss advanced care planning

Dementia – Needs and experiences of people with the condition.

·         Explain how someone might feel if they have a condition such as dementia

·         Explain how these conditions may influence a person’s needs in relation to the care that they may require

·         Explain why is it important to understand that the causes and support needs are different for people with dementia

Health and Wellbeing

·         Explain how positive attitudes towards those with dementia will improve the care and support they receive.

·         Describe the social model of disability and how it underpins the positive attitude towards disability and involving people in their own care

 

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.

Communication

 

·         Explain why behaviours that challenge are 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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