What is Advanced Dementia?


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Who is it for?

The day is aimed at health and social care staff at all levels, across all care settings. The course assumes a basic awareness of dementia has already been achieved, such as Dementia Friends™. The 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 2 hour 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

Course Dates and Times

  • Friday 16 July 2021  :  10:00 – 12:00  FULL
  • Thursday 14 October 2021 13:00 – 15:00

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.

Cost

FULLY FUNDED  places for staff in the Cheshire CCG area.

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