Dementia Awareness CPD Approved Online Training Course Description:
Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition – which is failure of the brain’s functions. IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain and it affects it at different speeds.
This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia.
1 What Is Dementia?
2 The Brain
3 Types of Dementia
4 Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia, and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
Whether you’re a professional or family carer, this dementia awareness course will help you better understand the person you’re caring for, and offer best practice advice on managing challenging behaviour and diffusing stressful situations. They will help you stay connected with your loved one with enhanced communication skills.