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HSG Dementia Awareness

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HSG Dementia Awareness

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

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Who is this course for?

This Dementia Awareness Elearning course has been designed as an introduction to dementia so that healthcare professionals can learn more about the subject and feel more confident about caring for someone with the condition.

This course is suitable for anyone who is looking after a person who has dementia, or for those who want to learn more about the condition. Whether you are a carer or a relative of a person who has dementia, this course is suitable for all levels.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Objectives

  • 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: £14.95 + VAT

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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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W4 5YF London

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