Person Centred Dementia Care

Date & Time:

Thursday 11 July 2019 (9:30 - 17:00)

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Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group:

London Borough of Sutton staff and commissioned contracted CQC Services. This course is suitable for all those working in a care environment where they are supporting service users with Dementia e.g. START Team, Adult Social Care staff, residential care, nursing care, home care, Personal Assistants, and supported living.

Course Overview: 

To make a positive difference to the person experiencing dementia.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of training session participants will have :

  • An understanding of the nature of dementia, the various ways in which people might be affected, and how to support people to achieve maximum independence. 
  • Acquired knowledge of the different stages of dementia
  • A greater understanding of the causes of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and how to minimise the impact of these.
  • Gained skills on practical approaches on manging distressed behaviours in dementia
  • An understanding of how the environment can effect a person with dementia
  • Gained knowledge of the importance of knowing people with dementia as individuals.
  • An understanding of what person and relationship-centred care and gained skills on how to put this into practice
  • An understanding of the importance of writing in a person-centred way
  • Greater understanding of how best to communicate with people with dementia.
  • Gained knowledge on non pharmacological therapeutic interventions in dementia
  • An understanding of the appropriate use of medication in dementia
  • Greater confidence when delivering personal care to a person with dementia.
  • Shared knowledge and experiences with people in other care settings.

 

Booking:

Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:

Trainer:

The Admiral Nursing Service.

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)