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Following on from the Understanding Dementia title this video focuses on developing dementia care skills. Designed to reflect the intricacies of providing care in the home, this title explores the ways in which domiciliary care workers can adapt everyday routines and practices to support a person with dementia. It aims to: Improve understanding of the communication difficulties that can be experienced, whilst also considering how feelings can be expressed through behaviour Develop good verbal and non-verbal communication skills in carers and encourage them to consider the factors that can further improve effectiveness Explore ways in which people with dementia can be engaged in activity to improve their quality of life whilst keeping them safe Encourage the use of person-centred skills to improve the quality of care This title was produced in collaboration with Jackie Pool DipCOT SROT Consultant: Jackie Pool DipCOT, Approved Alzheimer?s Society Trainer Peer Review: Dementia Services Development Centre Standards: Care Council for Wales Induction Section 4.2.1 Health & Social Care NOSNVQ Units 27, 29, 210, 211, 213, 214, 218, 226, 35, 344, 31, 369 & 382 Subjects covered include: The Person-Centred Theory of Dementia ? Person-Centred Skills ? Understanding People with Dementia ? Effective Communication Skills ? Engaging People with Dementia in Activities ? Keeping People Safe Supporting material: An accompanying CD-ROM contains a Training Pack, which includes a Lesson Plan, 2 group andor individual exercises and 1 handout. The CD-ROM also contains Question and Answer sheets a Trainer?s Guide and other supporting materials, all designed to help you prepare and run an effective training session. Duration: 35 minute DVDvideo in 6 sections to be used in a suggested 2 hour training session.

Following on from the Understanding Dementia title this video focuses on developing dementia care skills. Designed to reflect the intricacies of providing care in the home, this title explores the ways in which domiciliary care workers can adapt everyday routines and practices to support a person with dementia. It aims to: Improve understanding of the communication difficulties that can be...

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