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Dementia - Basic Awareness

Course Code
BH/22/0594
Course Types
Webinar
Overview

This one day course is an introductory course ideal for people who have not attended any training on dementia. The course looks at the medical and social models of dementia and considers the attitudes and behaviours that can contribute to a person centred, strengths-based approach to supporting people with dementia.
The course is informed by Skills for Care Standards and is also mapped to the Dementia Core Skills, Education and Training Framework.

  This course is for Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Carers / Health / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Mental Health Services / Occupational Therapists / Social Workers
Start Date
Wednesday 4 May 2022
End Date
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Times
09:30 - 16:00
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes
By the end of the course participants will be able to:



  • describe what dementia is, its main types and prevalence in the UK population

  • describe how dementia can impact on communication and well-being

  • identify individual strengths and challenges and ways to overcome barriers and support wellbeing

  • understand how to communicate effectively and compassionately with individuals who have dementia

  • reflect on behaviours that may be perceived as challenging and understand the possible underlying needs and neurological explanations

  • explain the importance of the person centred approach in working well with people with dementia and their families

  • signpost people to dementia services across health and social care in the city

Additional information

 There are e-learning options for this course which can be done in addition to or instead of face to face training. This includes e-learning modules on dementia produced for Health Education England in conjunction with the University of Bradford:

· Understanding dementia

· Supporting people to live well with dementia

· Barbara’s story

· Challenging stigma, myths and stereotypes

These modules compliment the in-depth introduction to dementia series produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence: https://www.scie.org.uk/e-learning/dementia

 

 

Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Carers / Health / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Mental Health Services / Occupational Therapists / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Please ensure you have a device for your own use that can use zoom and that you can have your camera and microphone on during the session.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to allow time to resolve any technical issues
Venue
Zoom, online learning session
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Ian Butler
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Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£80.00
Tier 4
£80.00
Tier 5
£95.00