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Dementia Awareness Training

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To develop participants’ skills and confidence in working with older persons with Dementia.

• To review the 4-stage Dementia model
• To understand impact of Dementia
• To be able to understand the importance of communication models in Dementia assessments

Dementia AwarenessThis course is for care staff and HCAs who are required to support those with Dementia.

• Stages of dementia
• CQC state of care in England
• Early Presentation of Dementia in People
• How to improve communicate with dementia clients
• Brain functioning
• Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
• Brain plasticity
• Dementia and music
• Therapeutic communities
• Lessons form CQC for best practise
• The ‘mum’ test
• Role of medication in Dementia
• Basic types of Dementia
• Healthy diet and Dementia
• SCIE and dementia- recommendations
• Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia
• CQC Assessment
• Evaluations and endings

This course has been mapped to the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (Part 3), the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (Part 4), and the CQC Guidance for providers on meeting the regulations. It also complies with Regulation 12 Safe Care and Treatment and Regulation 18 Staffing of the CQC fundamental standards are met.

This course is delivered on site, at the client’s premises or nominated venue.

Summary & Booking

This course involves a mixture of group and individual work. It enables students to improve their communication with dementia clients and to be able to support clients with Dementia and enhance their quality of life.

Duration: 1 day
Location: On Site: We come to you
Cost: £750 (maximum of 25 staff)


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