Dementia Training

Dementia Care Practice (new)

Duration:  6 hours

Maximum Learners  10 to 12 depending on room size

This course is new and has been rolled out over the last few months to a large care provider with some excellent results.

A training programme which promotes compassion, dignity, resect and shared decision making when caring for the “Person” living with dementia. In all health and social care settings good communication and relationships are now seen as central to high quality care.

This course provides an understanding of dementia and allows carers to explore and discuss how changing attitudes through building knowledge, awareness and skills can improve the quality of life for a person living with dementia.

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Dementia Awareness

Duration:  6 hours

Maximum Learners 10 to 12 depending on room size

This course is aimed at all staff in health & social care and could form part of mandatory induction training it highlights basic essential competencies.

This course provides an understanding of dementia and the impact it may have on the individual living with the disease. Having a better understanding of the disease will enable you to feel confident in caring and supporting a person with dementia. Learners will gain knowledge and a good understanding of what dementia means. We will look at the common signs and symptoms of dementia and gain a basic appreciation of how the brain works and links to our emotions and behaviours.

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Advanced Dementia Care Practice

Duration:  2 days (12 hours)

Maximum Learners 10 to 12 depending on room size

This course is aimed at staff that already have a basic understanding of dementia and is relevant to those working in a more specialist and intensive way with people living with dementia. It is also useful as a starting point for those staff who wish to develop more specialist knowledge.

This course provides an understanding of dementia and allows carers to explore and discuss how changing attitudes through building knowledge, awareness and skills can improve the quality of life for a person living with dementia. Helps staff become more engaged and builds on sustaining the change through teamwork.

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