DEMENTIA CARE – LEVEL 1
Dementia is a term that is used to cover a large number of disorders that lead to loss of brain function including Alzheimer’s disease. This course offers an introduction to dementia, giving delegates an insight into its causes, symptoms, and an understanding of how to approach working with those who suffer from the condition.
- Introduction and course overview
- Dementia defined
- Early signs & symptoms
- Risk factors
- Challenging behaviour
- Memory loss & loss of inhibitions
- Importance of stimulation / sensation
- Sensory loss
- Working with those with dementia
- Course evaluation
Further learning in this subject is available via SC0302.1 – Level 2 and SC0302.2 – Level 3 Dementia Care Awareness
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