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Dementia - Caring Well for People with Dementia Certificate

FAST Healthcare

Other Qualifications , Uncategorised

Course Description

Course Content: This interactive e-learning course is designed to advance the National Strategy for Dementia (launched in 2009) and will provide learners with the core information needed to care well for a person with dementia. The course is person-centred and will enable people who find themselves looking after someone with dementia - in the health, community or social care professions or as a relative - to understand the condition and to explore how best to manage it. The Subject Matter Expert is Dr Ann Marshall, OPMH Directorate Lead Clinical Psychologist together with expertise from Dementia UK. By the end of the course participants will be able to : Describe what dementia is and how it can affect behaviour Recognise the things that can be done to help a person with mild dementia with their daily activities, memory and self-esteem Be aware of how to help and care for a person with moderate to severe dementia Have a clear understanding of how to keep the person with dementia as calm and unstressed as possible Understand the importance of managing their own emotional needs Know where to find support and advice

Course Content: This interactive e-learning course is designed to advance the National Strategy for Dementia (launched in 2009) and will provide learners with the core information needed to care well for a person with dementia. The course is person-centred and will enable people who find themselves looking after someone with dementia - in the health, community or social care professions or as a...

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