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Dementia Awareness

The Health & Safety Group
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Corporate Training for Teams
7 hours
895 GBP excl. VAT
Nationwide
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United Kingdom
895 GBP
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Course description

Dementia Awareness

There are over 850,000 people living with Dementia in the UK. The continued increase in life expectancy mean this figure is expected to rise annually.

This Dementia Awareness Training Course will refresh your existing knowledge of Dementia and ensure you have the latest updates on advancements and treatments.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is for all healthcare professionals who need to refresh or improve upon their current understanding of Dementia.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Dementia Awareness is a 1-day training course which has been designed to refresh, update and reinforce confidence when looking after patients suffering from Dementia. It will ensure you are able to provide the best support and care to dementia sufferers and their families.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to understand:

  • The main diseases which cause dementia
  • How to recognise the early and later signs of dementia
  • The importance of early diagnosis
  • The stigma around Dementia
  • The theory of person-centred dementia care and how to put this into practice
  • The importance of involving family members and offering support
  • How to communicate appropriately with someone with dementia
  • How to care for someone who is displaying challenging behaviour
  • The role of medication
  • The key principles of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Training Course Content

  • Dementia Facts
  • Anatomy of the Brain
  • Main Types of Dementia
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Later Symptoms + Behaviours
  • Changing Attitudes
  • Person-Centred Dementia Care
  • Person-Centred Care in Practice
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • The Mental Capacity Act

Expenses

  • Course Price: £895+VAT (20 participants max)
  • As little as £45 per participant

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...


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Building 5, 566 Chiswick High Road
W4 5YF London

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