HCS Dementia
HCS Dementia

HCS Dementia
Course Summary
In this learning plan you will learn what is meant by the term dementia, why it should be viewed as a disability and the key functions of the brain which are affected. This course will expand on the medical and social models for dementia. You will learn the differences between dementia, depression and confusional states. The common types of dementia and their causes will be discussed along with legislation for dealing with dementia. It goes on to explain in detail the person centred approach which encourages individuals to better achieve their potential.
Course Description
Audience
This course is targeted at healthcare professionals and workers in a care environment that are required to work with people with dementia as well as Healthcare professionals, carers, people who have friends or family members who suffer from dementia, learning disabilities or autism; any person who wants to learn more about dementia, learning disabilities or autism.

Dementia Awareness (HCS Dementia - Course 1)
In this course you will learn what is meant by the term dementia, why it should be viewed as a disability and the key functions of the brain which are affected. This course will expand on the medical and social models for dementia. You will learn the differences between dementia, depression and confusional states. The common types of dementia and their causes will be discussed along with legislation for dealing with dementia.

Goals To understand what dementia is, the main conditions that cause it and the applicable legislation surrounding people with dementia.


The person-centred approach (HCS Dementia - Course 2)
This course focuses on the adoption of a person-centred approach to caring for people who suffer from dementia. A person-centred approach encourages individuals to achieve their potential, and supplies carers and healthcare professionals with the skills to support people with dementia, as well as their friends and families. The aim is to recognise that people who suffer from dementia are from diverse backgrounds and should all be treated equally well. Lastly, methods for inclusion and proper communication with people suffering from dementia are supplied.

Goals To learn about the person-centred approach to caring for someone with dementia, ways to support individuals with dementia, ways to encourage the individual to achieve their potential and ways to communicate with individuals with dementia.
 £35.00 
+ VAT
 
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