This Person Centred Dementia Awareness course is aimed at all staff working in the care environment who work with people with dementia. A general understanding of the issues associated with dementia will be established. Candidates will gain under-pinning knowledge of the below issues and therefore will be able to put this into practice where necessary.
Outline of Person Centred Dementia Awareness Course
What is meant by the term “Dementia”
Different Types of Dementia
Strategies that may assist the individual and their carer in the management of the disease
Supporting the Individual
Managing behavioral changes
Empowering the Individual
Person Centred Dementia Awareness Course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.