What is Advanced Dementia?

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Who is it for?

The day is aimed at health and social care staff of all levels, across all care settings. A basic awareness of dementia, such as Dementia Friends™ is recommended. This course is aligned to tier 2 of the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework (2015) and includes outcomes from subjects 4, 5, 6, 8 and 12.

Course Overview

You will be provided with background resources; videos and reading material prior to attendance, for your information and guidance. We recommend ½ day training time be allocated to include independent guided study.

The interactive online session will cover;

  • Dementia, a brief discussion
  • What we mean by advanced dementia and ‘end of life’?
  • Person-centred dementia care
  • Overcoming the effect of diminishing communication
  • Behaviour and de-escalating distress
  • The Mental Capacity Act & best interests
  • Delirium and dementia
  • COVID-19 – we will allow some time at the end to share discussion specifically about the impact of coronavirus

Course Time

2 hours (plus additional self study of 1 hour)

Course Dates and Times

  • Wednesday 8 July : 10:30 – 12:30 – FULL
  • Wednesday 22 July : 13:00 – 15:00 – FULL
  • Wednesday 9 September 2020 :  13.00-15.00
  • Wednesday 14 October 2020  :  10.30-12.30
  • Wednesday 21 October 2020  :  13.00-15.00
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020  :  10.30-12.30
  • Wednesday 25 November 2020:   13.00-15.00

23 September 2020 – FULL

This was originally at East Cheshire Hospice and will now be two sessions interactive online at 10.30-12.30 or 13.00-15.00. If you have booked onto this previously you will be contacted for time preferrance.

To attend On Line Training you will need

Access to either a computer, laptop or ipad. You will need a microphone webcam for vision and compatible browser, you do not need a Microsoft subscription to participate in the meeting.


FULLY FUNDED  places for staff in the Cheshire CCG area.. £25 to delegates outside the area. (Cancellation charges apply)

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