Aim

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

Participants

Suitable for everyone working in health and social care settings. We recommend attending 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

Venue

Mountbatten Hospice, Isle of Wight 

Time

9.30am - 1.30pm

Cost

Free to attend


Make a booking

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10th March 2021 - Virtual session

13th April 2021

12th May 2021

9th June 2021

6th October 2021

8th December 2021