Dementia Level 3 – Understanding, Care and Management Workshop – Aligned with the UK CSTF Skills for Health


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • State and understand the various legislations and provisions in Health and Social Care that are in place to protect the needs of people living with Dementia
  • Define Dementia, identify its risk factors, causes, types, stages, signs and symptoms and diagnostic tools
  • Differentiate the different stages, its common problems and their corresponding nursing care and management
  • Identify the various activities suitable to meet the individual’s needs and the stage the individual is being staged with
  • Share experiences and best practices

Course Details

  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Risks, Facts and Statistics Figure
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Brain- Crash review
  • Types of Dementia
  • Early Symptoms
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and the Brain
  • Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia
  • Symptoms that Mimic Dementia
  • Diagnosis using Cognitive Tools
  • Drugs Commonly Used- Pharmacology
  • Managing and Treating Dementia
  • Six Paths to Good Life Following the Enrich Model of Dementia
  • Person Centred Care
  • Alternative Communication Aids
  • Four Types of Communication
  • Acquired Communication Disorder
  • The WHO Analgesic Ladder
  • Dementia Care Mapping
  • Six Paths to Good Life
  • Care Needs of a Person Living with Dementia
  • Activities and Therapies
  • Dementia Friendly Home
  • Creating a Safer Home Environment
  • Holistic Care
  • Palliative Care, End of Life Care and Terminal Care
  • Roles and Responsibilities- Investigating , Assessing, Recognising Complaints, Reporting, Referral
    Care Planning and Documentation
  • Theoretical Assessment
  • Practical Elements of Diversional Therapy

Target Audience: Nurses (working in Dementia care and Acute Dementia Units), Managers in Social Care, Team Leaders and/or Senior Carers, Healthcare Assistants, Social Caregivers, Activities Leads/Coordinators and Support Services within care home settings, Carers of a person living with Dementia in their own home, Community services staff ie. Therapists, hairdressers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists  who provide care and services who offer services in care home settings.
Fee: £150

Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Dementia Level 3 – Understanding, Care and Management Workshop – Aligned with the UK CSTF Skills for Health

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