Dementia care (Advanced skills) - Antser
  • Adults and Transition 16+
  • Health

Dementia care (Advanced skills)

This highly specialised course supports participants in developing a better understanding of Dementia
In-house
1 day
up to 12 people
Up to 15 people by remote

Learning outcomes

 

  • To gain an understanding of what dementia is and to learn about potential causes;
  • To learn about signs and symptoms;
  • To learn about the importance of a person’s daily routine and environmental factors;
  • To understand the importance of a person centred approach to providing support for an individual with dementia;
  • To understand the impact of dementia on carers and family members;
  • To learn skills that will support the completion of assessments and support plans;
  • To discuss the importance of communication and how this can support the well-being of the individual;
  • To gain an overview of the mental capacity act in relation to dementia.

Description

Delegates will learn about dementia and how it impact on individuals and their carers/ family members. They will develop skills to promote best practice when working with people with dementia and learn about relevant legislation that underpins practice.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • What is dementia?
  • What are the potential causes?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Impact of daily living routines
  • Mental capacity Act in relation to dementia
  • Importance of considering environmental factors
  • Person centred approaches and communication
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources
  • Group exercises

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
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