Positive Approach to Care™ (PAC™): Dementia Simulated Practice Workshop

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Application of Positive Approach to Care™ (PAC™): Dementia Simulated Practice Workshop

Session Overview

Morning Workshop:  We focus on Positive Approach to Care® techniques, including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH).

Afternoon Simulation Activity: You will experience two scenarios in the roles of carer and person with dementia, with the opportunity to practice PAC™ skills. There will be a debrief and discussion after each scenario.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the day the learner will:

  • know the progressive nature of dementia and some of the major impairments and difficulties people may face as dementia progresses
  • be able to adapt communication techniques according to the different abilities and preferences of people with dementia
  • apply Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH) in everyday situations
  • develop observational skills necessary to recognise and address unmet emotional and physical needs
  • develop an approach to dementia care that involves doing ‘with’ and not ‘to’ the person
Details
  • Length: All day
  • Suitable for: 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™.
  • Delivered: Face to face at the End of Life Care Education Hub, Spring Farm Business Centre, Moss Lane, Minshull Vernon, Crewe, CW1 4RJ
Funded for Cheshire East Place staff.
  • Friday 27 September 2024: 9:00 – 16:00
  • Thursday 20 February 2025: 9:00 – 16:00

Delegates outside Cheshire East Place are welcome at a cost of £80 per person.

Bespoke Booking

We would love to work with you, contact us to explore a bespoke session for your organisation.

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