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ASC Advanced Dementia Awareness

Venue
Sand Martin House Training Room, Ground Floor, Fletton Quays, Bittern Way
venue
Course Tutors
Victoria Lightfoot
tutors
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (workforcedevelopment@peterborough.gov.uk)
Target Audience
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target audience
Course Types
Classroom
Course categories
Adult Services / Private, Voluntary & Independent Sector
Subject
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Course description
Aimed at: Care staff working specifically with individuals with Dementia e.g. dementia support workers, dementia advisors, care managers within older peoples services, nurses within nursing homes, registered managers & deputy managers for older peoples residential and day services
Training objectives
Learning outcomes

  • Explore the causes of Dementia and the process and experience of Dementia

  • Have an awareness of conditions that can be mistaken for dementia

  • Consider the importance of person centred care and support of individuals with dementia

  • Explore the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia

  • Develop strategies to respond appropriately to someone who may be occupying a different reality to ours including using validation techniques

  • Consider end of life care for the person with dementia

  • Explore the effect of the environment on a person with dementia and the use of assistive technology

  • Consider appropriate activities for the person with dementia

  • Awareness of common medications available to people with dementia

Additional Information
Enquiries
Start Date
Tuesday 3 September 2019
End Date
Wednesday 4 September 2019
Closing Date
Monday 2 September 2019
Times
09:30 - 16:00
Maximum Places
16 
Cost
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