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

9.00am - 1.00pm

Cost

Free to attend

Feedback from previous delegates:

“This course delivers a clear understanding of how it feels to have impairments and the impact this has - ALL carers need to attend this session 

“Excellent session on highlighting the effects and how to show patience, understanding and empathy ”


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