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Supporting People in the Advanced Stages of Dementia

Our Supporting People in the Advanced Stages of Dementia course looks at what is happening to a person in the later stages of dementia, how we can continue to support someone in the advanced stages of their illness, the importance of continuing effective communication and what to expect later.
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Understand the needs of people with advanced dementia, and how to better support them.

As people move to the later stages of dementia, they will experience an increase in symptoms and are likely to have significant memory loss and cognitive difficulties. Some people may become increasingly frail and may need to rely on others for full time support. However, some people may have some moments of lucidity (awareness of their situation) and sometimes their abilities return, temporarily.

What does Supporting People in the Advanced Stages of Dementia cover?

  • Symptoms when someone is entering the advanced stages of dementia
  • The values of wellbeing and person-centred care within the advanced stages
  • What happens to memories in later stages of dementia
  • Effective communication when communication deteriorates
  • Health complications in the later stages of dementia
  • Supporting and caring for someone in the later stages of dementia
  • Explore therapeutic techniques for sensory stimulation

Who is our Supporting People in the Advanced Stages of Dementia for?

Supporting People in the Advanced Stages of Dementiacourse is for anyone working with the elderly and those with Dementia including those in Palliative and End of Life Care settings. This includes health and social care professionals (e.g. nurses, doctors, therapists and social workers) Whatever your role in dementia care our Advanced Dementia Course will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence in caring for people with dementia.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Recognise signs and symptoms associated with later stages of dementia
  • Recognise the importance of person-centred care and interaction at this stage
  • Understand how to still engage in communication with someone with dementia
  • Learn what is happening to the memory bank
  • Understand some of the health complications associated with the later stages of dementia
  • Provide better understanding, care and support for people in their advanced stages of dementia.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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