Experiencing Dementia

Experiencing Dementia

This Experiencing Dementia course is ideal for anyone interested in finding out more about dementia and its sensory effects, nurses, care and support workers, family members or members of the community.

Course Length. 7 hours / 1 day

Course Contents

Virtual reality dementia experience
Dementia statistics
What is dementia?
What is not dementia?
Signs and symptoms
Types of dementia and their causes
The brain and what it does
Alzheimer’s, Vascular dementia, Lewy-body and Fronto-temporal lobe dementia
Condition-related dementia
Other conditions inc. Korsakoff ’s syndrome
Understanding the effects on the person
What sort of care worker should I be?
Communication, dignity and respect
‘Unusual’ behaviours
Person Centred Care – seeing the person behind the condition
Dementia friendly environments and equipment

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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