Dementia Awareness Overview:
This course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia. The course provides the opportunity for a greater understanding of dementia and enables trained staff to build relationships and offer practical help through person centred care.
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The course is delivered over 3 hours
Our group training is offered for 3-15 attendees per trainer
What is covered:
This half day course aims to:
Enable attendees to define the term ‘dementia’ and recognise the main signs, symptoms and causes.
To understand the meaning of a person centred approach to dementia care encompassing equality and diversity, communication, life history, relationships, team work, challenging behaviour and everyday care.
Enable attendees to support the rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risk.
Who is the course for?
This course is for groups and organisations.
What will you achieve?
- Define dementia
- Name the common types of dementia
- Understand how the brain is affected
- Recognise the causes and symptoms
- Assist with person centred care
- Develop communication skills
- Build positive relationships with persons with dementia
- Deal with challenging behaviour
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