Dementia Awareness

Dates: 3rd February 2017.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to define the term Dementia.
  • Recognise the different types of Dementia.
  • Be able to list the different causes of Dementia.
  • Be familiar with the major signs and symptoms of Dementia.
  • Understand how Dementia is diagnosed.
  • Explore the impact of Dementia upon the individual and family members.
  • How to support a person with Dementia.
  • Discuss ‘treatments’ currently in use for Dementia.
  • Recognise some of the major behavioural challenges presented by Dementia.
  • Maintaining dignity of people with Dementia.
  • Be familiar with the major terminology used in Dementia care.
  • Will understand the implications of the Supreme Court decision in March 2014 in relation to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, (DoLS).

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