Understand this complex and vulnerable condition to communicate, promote independence and reassure family members. Enable lifestyles to accommodate changes while anxiety is reduced for everyone involved.
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"Excellent, not done an online curse for a few years so it was very easy for me. I came across it by chance on Google searching for online courses. Very good never had any issues with speed. Don't change if it works for others and then that's good. Very easy to log on and really liked that it saved or for you. I've spoken to Karen from the Support Team, very nice lady. Gave me a good basic understanding of dementia exactly what it was designed to do. I will look forward to completing another course with you. Again very good."
Dementia is an increasingly common and complex condition. This training course describes how the provision of care and support to individuals diagnosed with Dementia will reassure families, and enable lifestyles to be adapted so that changes taking place are accommodated and anxiety is reduced for everyone involved. This training will be useful for those providing professional care services, and also for those who have a loved one affected by dementia, helping them to 'live well with Dementia'.
A prelude and opening statements of the core subject material.
2. Defining Dementia
Learn about the different forms of Dementia and how they affect people.
3. Signs & Symptoms of Dementia
Learn to recognise the signs of dementia and the symptoms that you may see in a person.
4. Diagnosing Dementia
Learn how to support someone through the process of diagnosing dementia.
5. Communication & Interaction
Understand how to effectively communicate with a person suffering with dementia.
6. Promoting Independence
Understand the importance of encouraging a person with dementia to maintain the activities they enjoy and the skills needed to carry out these activities.
7. Supporting Behaviours
Understand the management of uncharacteristic behaviours that may manifest within a person with dementia.
8. Family Members and Carers
Understand that dementia can also be distressing for the main carer as well as the family and how to involve them when caring for a person with dementia.
9. Multi-Agency Support
Understand working as part of a team when coming into contact with other professionals that are involved in the person's care.
10. Assistive Technologies
Understand what products or services are available to enable older people or those with a disability or dementia to be independent.
11. Health and Well-Being
Understand the importance of the personal health and wellbeing of yourself and those around you within the working environment.
12. Supporting you to support Dementia
Learn how to find the support you need when supporting a person with dementia.
Dementia Care Certificate
All trainees receive a globally recognized & subject informative Certificate of Completion as proof of successfully completing the training. Certificates are permanently stored in your account, always accessible online, and downloadable in PDF format too.
Dementia Care Course
The course prompts you to think about whether supporting them with informed choices on their level of understanding would help to positively enable them to make everyday decisions that they otherwise struggle with, rather than simply 'take over' and do it for them. Taking over may cause the person to lose confidence, resulting in them coping less well. This medical & care training course, provided by Health & Safety Assurance Services Training based in Hertfordshire, is accessible at anytime online from an internet connected device at work and at home, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone.
The course explains how Dementia can be a distressing condition, particularly as a person's abilities deteriorate. Not only can this cause embarrassment for the person with dementia but it can cause upset and frustration and even embarrassment for their family, friends and carers. This can result in having further emotional impact on the person with dementia. Therefore it is important for others to have support in developing their own coping strategies.
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