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*CANCELLED* Dementia Awareness webinar with Paul Dodd (Open Access)
This course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia. The course provides the opportunity for a greater understanding of dementia and enables trained staff to build relationships and offer practical help through person centred care.

The aim of this course is to: enable attendees to define the term ‘dementia’ and recognise the main signs, symptoms and causes; To understand the meaning of a person centred approach to dementia care encompassing equality and diversity, communication, life history, relationships, team work, challenging behaviour and everyday care; enabling rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risk.

Learning Objectives
Skills and knowledge highlighted in this training include
• Understanding dementia
• Common types of dementia
• How the brain is affected
• Causes and symptoms
• Person centred care
• Communication
• Care planning
• The role of friends and relatives
• Building relationships
• Equality and diversity in dementia
• Recognise and help prevent abuse

Sep 15, 2021 10:00 AM in London

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