LGBTQ+ in Dementia

LGBTQ+ in Dementia

This LGBTQ+ in Dementia course is suitable for nurses, carers and support workers.

Course Length. 3.5 hours


This half-day course is ideal for those working with people with dementia, whether in care establishments or the community. It gives learners an understanding of LGBTQ+ in Dementia to help create a dementia-friendly environment and person-centred care and support.

Course Contents

Dementia statistics
What is dementia?
What is not dementia?
Signs and symptoms
The brain and what it does
Types of dementia and their causes including:
Vascular dementia
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?
Dignity and respect ‘Unusual’ behaviours
Person Centred Care – seeing the person behind the condition
Dementia friendly environments and equipment

Course Outcomes

Your staff will be equipped with all the relevant knowledge and an understanding of how to deal with a LGBTQ+ patient living with dementia.

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