Dementia Awareness Training Course in Leicestershire

 

The word Dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases,  which means the symptoms will gradually get worse.

 

Dementia is a growing challenge to health and social care provision and society in general.

Our Dementia Awareness Training Course helps delegates understand what dementia is and how and why dementia manifests itself so that individual's in support feel equipped to put into practice the practical responses to dementia care.

 

Course Aims

The aims of this training course are for learners to understand;

  • What dementia care is?

  • What dementia care is not?

  • What is dementia?

  • Types of dementia 

  • Aphasia

  • Apraxia

  • Agnosia

  • Early stages of dementia

  • The progressive stages

  • Later stage dementia

  • Managing risk

  • Communication

  • Medication

  • Environment

  • Behavioural difficulties

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