dementia care - level 1

DEMENTIA CARE – LEVEL 1

Course Number

SC0302

Validity

3 Years

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

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.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Dementia defined
  • Early signs & symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Memory loss & loss of inhibitions
  • Importance of stimulation / sensation
  • Wandering
  • Sensory loss
  • Treatment
  • 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