Our Online Dysphagia Awareness Training enables attendees to gain knowledge of the different types, causes, signs and symptoms, treatments and who dysphagia affects. Our Dysphagia Awareness course to know what to do when an individual is choking.
Understanding and Responding to Distressed Behaviours Course
Understand the needs of people with advanced dementia, and how to better support them.
Behavioural changes are not uncommon for someone in dementia and can sometimes be seen as a sign or symptom. But there are things we can do to help and support the person, their carers and loved ones. We will explore what is happening to the brain, why a person with dementia may display repetitive behaviours, and learn about how we can help support someone who may be displaying distressed behaviours.
What does Understanding and Responding to Distressed Behaviours Course cover?
- Aggressive behaviours
- Sexual behaviours
- Behaviours that challenge us as individuals
- Emotional behaviours
- Memory orientation difficulties
- Therapeutic techniques for responding to behaviours
- Improved communication techniques
- Behaviour tracking and analysis
Who is our Understanding and Responding to Distressed Behaviours Course for?
Anyone who supports someone living with dementia. This could be in elderly care settings, hospital settings, or even at home.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Delegates will learn therapeutic ways we can help an individual meet their needs in a less distressed way and learn to recognise the stages of escalation.
- Empathic responses are an essential part of responding to distressed behaviours, so we will provide skills, techniques, and top tips on how to effectively communicate with someone who is having behaviours.
- An understanding of what is happening to the brain due to dementia and how these impacts on the individuals’ behaviours and the way they perceive the new world around them.
- The importance of documenting, tracking and analysing behaviour within dementia.
- Understand how memory orientation works in dementia.
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Alzheimer’s Society, Mind, Foster Care Associates, Nursing Midwifery Council and the Scouts.
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