Structured to benefit those who provide care for people living with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, this course aims to promote and share models of good practice.

The course does this by addressing the challenges experienced by people with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s in relation to mobility, swallowing, communication and other activities of daily living, helping create empathy between the carer and the cared for.

Participants will identify signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, the three stages of Alzheimer’s, gain an understanding of what causes these diseases and examine the most effective ways of caring for people living with Alzheimer’s and  Parkinson’s.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • The challenges of Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify the three stages of Alzheimer’s
  • Apply the person-centered approach to caring & support
  • Obtain guidelines for activities of daily living
  • Prevent instances of hitting, biting and wandering
  • Meaningful activity and variety in everyday life

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Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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A superb teacher, kept me interested throughout, taught me on the subjects generally and specifically, also provided me with information specifically ‘relevant’ to me. Absolutely superb!