Namaste Care Programme

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Details

  • Length: 8 hours
  • Suitable for: Care Home Managers, leads or those who will take the programme forward in to the Care Home environment.
  • Delivered: see dates below
  • Funded: Until end June for West Cheshire and Cheshire East employees only. July onwards funded for Cheshire East employees only. 
  • Price on application for staff outside funded areas

Session Overview

This interactive Namaste Care Day will include:

  • Introduction to the Namaste Care Programme
  • Discussion about Advanced Dementia
  • Challenges people face living with Advanced Dementia
  • The Namaste Care Environment
  • Using the 5 senses in the Namaste Care Environment : Touch, Sound, Taste, Aroma and Vision
  • The Namaste Care Programme in your Care Setting
  • Introduction to Namaste Evaluation
  • Namaste Care Room experience

Health Education England Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session, the participant will be able to:

  • 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.
  • Ensure that all assessments are holistic, including: Background information about the person’s life. Personal strengths, aspirations, and priorities.  Religious or other belief, cultural and lifestyle factors. Current physical health and prognosis, including underlying health or other conditions. Social, occupational, psychological, and emotional and spiritual well-being. Religion and/or spiritual well-being, where appropriate. Risk and risk management

Dates

  • Thursday 27 June 2024: 9.00-16.00 at End of Life Care Education Hub, Spring Farm Business Centre, Crewe
  • Friday 6 September 2024: 9.00-16.00 at East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield
  • Friday 15 November 2024: 9.00-16.00 at East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield
  • Tuesday 26 November 2024: 09.00-16.00 at End of Life Care Education Hub, Spring Farm Business Centre, Crewe
  • Friday 3 January 2025: 9.00-16.00 at East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield
  • Friday 14 March 2025: 9.00-16.00 at East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield

Cost

  • Funded: Until end June for West Cheshire and Cheshire East employees only. July onwards funded for Cheshire East employees only. 
  • Price on application for staff outside funded areas
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