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Dementia Care

Course Description:
This course is designed for all staff working with individuals living with dementia. It not only provides the essential understanding of what dementia is, but starts to unravel and explore the support needs of individuals and the importance of person centred approaches.

Course Outline: 

  • Understand the term dementia
  • Expel some of the common myths about dementia
  • Explore brain anatomy and how dementia affects the brain
  • Living with dementia, including the effects on communication, daily living and behaviour
  • Look at strategies to support the individual
  • Understand the differences between dementia and other linked conditions
  • Understand the principles of person centred dementia care

Course Duration:
6hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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