Aim

To increase knowledge and skills to care for people affected by dementia.

Participants

Suitable for everyone working in health and social care settings. Please note that participants should attend the Introduction to Palliative and End of Life Care course before attending this course. 

Methods

Presentation, discussion, interactive rehearsals/demonstrations, simulation and small group work.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this short course, participants should be able to:

  • describe what dementia is and how it affects people (including significant others, families and carers)
  • be aware of the support needs of people living with dementia
  • explore communication and behaviour challenges and have strategies to manage these
  • consider the impact of the environment on a person living with dementia

Time

9am until 1pm


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