This Dementia Advanced training course will help delegates recognise the signs of  dementia. It will enable participants to understand the nature and the effect Dementia has on individuals and the most appropriate care for people living with this disease.

It will enable participants to understand the nature and the effect Dementia has on individuals and the most appropriate care for people living with this disease.

There will be opportunity to consider approaches to providing person centred support and an explanation of the roles of a range of practitioners who can advise on different aspects of care.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Prevalence of dementia and an ageing society
  • The use of anti-psychotic drugs
  • The increase in numbers of people living with dementia admitted to hospital
  • Dementia and behaviour
  • Challenging behaviour – who does it challenge?
  • Types and causes of aggression
  • Common types of unusual behaviour
  • Analysing behaviour
  • Activities and therapies to help manage behaviour
  • Non-pharmaceutical interventions
  • Mental capacity
  • Psychological approaches and reality orientation
  • Person centred approaches and meaningful activities

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Max attendees: 15

Course length: 2 days

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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For more information about this course, please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969 – or send us an email using the button below.

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Having attended Dementia training previously I found this to be more informative and interesting.