Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

Advanced Dementia Awareness 4/3/2020 & 5/3/2020

Advanced Dementia Awareness 4/3/2020 & 5/3/2020


Aimed at Adult Social Care staff working specifically with individuals with Dementia e.g. dementia support workers, dementia advisors, care managers within older peoples services, nurses within nursing homes, registered managers & deputy managers for older peoples residential and day service.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the causes of Dementia and the process and experience of Dementia
  • Have an awareness of conditions that can be mistaken for dementia
  • Consider the importance of person centred care and support of individuals with dementia
  • Explore the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia
  • Develop strategies to respond appropriately to someone who may be occupying a different reality to ours including using validation techniques
  • Consider end of life care for the person with dementia
  • Explore the effect of the environment on a person with dementia and the use of assistive technology
  • Consider appropriate activities for the person with dementia
  • Awareness of common medications available to people with dementia

Date:    4/3/2020  5/3/2020
Times:  9.30am-4.00pm
Venue:  Peterborough Education Conference Centre

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