Dementia Awareness Training

The course offers an insight into the everyday experience of the person with dementia and will look at how the person may be affected physically by dementia, as well as the signs, symptoms, impact of and treatment of dementia. 

This full day training session will cover:

· What is Dementia?

· Incidence and prevalence of dementia

· How the brain works and Causes of the disease

· Symptoms

· Types of dementia

· Diagnosis, assessment and treatment of dementia

Person Centred Care

· Medication used to treat dementia

· The impact of dementia
     Communication & its problems
     Hallucinations & delusions
     Incontinence
     Eating problems associated with dementia

This is suitable for most levels of staff and can be tweaked to meet your individual needs.

Alternatively....if you as an idividual wish to complete the course or you only have 1 or 2 candidates for this learning why not do our Distance Learning version?
The distance learning course for the dementia training is based on the advanced training course content spilt into 3 modules


Module 1
· What is Dementia?
· Incidence and prevalence of dementia
· How the brain works and Causes of the disease

Module 2
· Symptoms
· Types of dementia
· Diagnosis, assessment of dementia
· Medication used to treat dementia

Modiule 3
Person Centred Care 
· The impact of dementia
Communication & its problems
Hallucinations & delusions
Incontinence
Eating problems associated with dementia

The modules will be emailed to you each with a workbook to complete and return for feedback. This can be returned either by email or post - whichever is easiest for the candidate.

 

Costs: -

Inhouse training - £65 per person + VAT min of 8 people or equivalent cost plus mileage to venue

Click here to purchase your Distance Learning Course £60 + VAT

 

Call or email to book your full day session or to enquire about the Half Day option

training@momentumpeople.co.uk

Or call us on 0330 100 2821