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What is Dementia and who does it affect? The term ?Dementia? is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. These include Alzheimer?s disease and sometimes as a result of a stroke. It generally affects older people however there are 15,000 under the age of 65 who have Dementia. It can affect both Men and Women. What does the course cover? What is Dementia? DiscriminationDiversity Basic Definitions and Characteristics Medication Care of Clients Medication Types Personality disorders Dementia in the Community Community Group Help Dementia Types Care of Clients using Medication Memory Training Materials & Usage Effects of Medication on brain activity How long does the course take? The course will take one day (6 hours) and can be delivered in the comfort of your own premises. Who should attend the course? The course is suitable for Nurses, Health Care Support Workers, Care Managers, Home Carers or anyone who looks after older people. How is the course delivered? The course is delivered through both lecture style and group activity based. How do I book this course? All you need to do is call or email FMT to book the course.

What is Dementia and who does it affect? The term ?Dementia? is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. These include Alzheimer?s disease and sometimes as a result of a stroke. It generally affects older people however there are 15,000 under the age of 65 who have Dementia. It can affect both Men and Women. What does the course...

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