Advanced Dementia Awareness for Managers
There are currently over 850,000 people in the UK living with Dementia, and numbers are increasing year on year. This course is aimed as an introduction for care workers and has a special focus on Alzheimer’s disease, which is the greatest cause of dementia worldwide.
• The ‘Dementia Umbrella’ • Common Signs and Symptoms • Managing Distressed Behaviour • Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease • Current Research into Potential Cures • Dementia from the Service User’s Perspective • Key Understanding & Communication Techniques • Areas of the Brain Commonly Affected by Dementia • Care Planning for Service Users with Dementia
Dementia and in particular Alzheimer's has become an increasing concern in all areas of care work. This course takes a more advanced look at the effects of dementia on the service users and how to help manage them to the benefit of the affected person.