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Dementia Awareness Full Day

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£440.00 (ex VAT)
AVAILABLE COURSE DATES
Tuesday 6th June 2023
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Wednesday 7th June 2023
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Thursday 8th June 2023
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Friday 9th June 2023
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Saturday 10th June 2023
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Sunday 11th June 2023
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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 persons 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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  • Do you bring equipment?

    We bring all required equipment with us

  • How long do certificates last

    Please See the Individual courses, on how long certificates last

  • Do your trainers come to us?

    Our Trainers can provide training at your venue. Or you can come to our fully equipped training rooms.

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