Onsite Training For Groups Of Up To 15 Leaners | Training For Support Workers
In the UK in 2018, one person will be diagnosed with dementia every three minutes. Currently, some 850,000 people are thought to be living with the illness, this expected to rise to one million by 2025 and two million by 2051.
Dementia is a growing challenge to health and social care provision and society in general.
Dementia awareness training helps individuals understand what dementia is and how and why dementia manifests itself so that individual’s in support feel equipped to put into practice the practical responses to dementia care.
- Person centred care
- What dementia care is?
- What dementia care is not?
- What is dementia?
- Types of dementia including: Alzheimer’s disease | Multi-infarct dementia (M.I.D.) | Lewy body dementia | Pick’s disease | Korsakoff’s syndrome
- Early stages of dementia
- The progressive stages
- Later stage dementia
- Informing the sufferer
- How significant others cope
- Managing risk
- Informed judgements
- Life history
- Setting goals
- Behavioural difficulties
- Food and nutrition
On completion of this course delegates will be able to:
Recognise the signs and symptoms of dementia
Be aware of applications which may be of practical benefit to the dementia sufferer and support worker.
Course Assessment and Certification
There will be continuous tutor assessment, there is no final examination.
Those students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard will be awarded a certificate that is valid for 3 years.
Onsite Training Locations
Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.
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