Dementia Care

This is a one day programme.

Aims:

  • To help participants gain an understanding of dementia and how it affects those who suffer from it.
  • To gain insight into how dementia affects every day activities, with a view to improving care planning, delivery and evaluation for the individual.

Topics Covered:

  • What is dementia.
  • Types of dementia.
  • Common problems: memory loss, perception (disorientation), problem solving, loss of independence.
  • Who it affects.
  • Care assessment and planning.
  • Drug therapy.
  • Care relating to some specific difficulties encountered: communication, challenging/disruptive, inappropriate behaviour, incontinence.
  • Interested to know more?

    For more information about In-house, Open courses or Consultancy please contact us:

    Phone 01474 536 662 Email

    What do our clients say about us?

    I have found it very difficult to deal with those who have been bereaved but after the training session with Barry today I feel much more able to cope with it in the future. 

    Brian
    Care Worker