The aim of this course is to provide basic knowledge and skills to enable participants develop person-centred dementia care practices. The course offers best practice advice, while giving participants the underpinning knowledge required, to enhance the care experience for older people with dementia.
Participants will learn to:
- Explore and discuss the benefits of psychosocial approaches to dementia and be able to select appropriate psychosocial interventions in practice.
- Discuss the differences between common mental health illness and dementia/delirium. .
- Analyze behaviours that challenge and identify creative interventions to ease the situation
- Discuss and evaluate communication techniques.
This course will be delivered online through Zoom and pre-booking is essential.