Details

  • Length: 7 hours
  • Suitable for: All health and social care practitioners: G.Ps, Qualified nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Allied Health professionals who work in the community or care home environment.
  • Delivered: face to face at Spring Farm Business Centre, Moss Lane, Crewe, CW1 4RJ
  • Funding: funded for Cheshire East employees only. 
  • Price on application for staff outside funded areas

Session Overview

This interactive session gives participants the opportunity to look at and work through real life situational experiences they may face when working with people with dementia and also how to recognise/diagnose dying at end of life using the communication skills needed in these scenarios.

 It offers the opportunity to practice in a realistic, safe and supportive environment, using audio visual equipment which enables participants to observe, discuss, debrief and reflect on individual actions, therefore optimising the learning experience.

Health Education England Standards

Aim: For the participant to be able to explore dementia and end of life related issues in a fully interactive way within a safe environment.

By the send of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand more about dementia
  • Appreciate the impact of symptoms
  • Use communication strategies and skills used to support people with dementia
  • Recognise behaviours as a response to a situation and stimulus in the simulated scenario presented
  • Determine what is meant by ‘end of life’
  • Understand the tools used and prognostic indicators to recognise end of life and diagnose dying
  • Understand facilitative skills and utilise these skills in the simulated scenario presented.

Dates

  • Monday 15 July 2024: 9.00 – 16.00
  • Thursday 3 October 2024: 9.00 – 16.00
  • Friday 24 January 2025: 9.00 – 16.00

Cost

  • Funding: funded for Cheshire East employees only. 
  • Price on application for staff outside funded areas
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