The course will provide learners with have a greater understanding of what dementia is, how it affects each person in a unique way and how to support people sensitively.
It will examine:
- How it feels to have dementia
- Supporting those with dementia in a person centred way
- Promoting identity
- Different types of dementia
- Recognition of signs & symptoms of dementia
- Skills needed to support people with dementia
- Respectful working with dementia
- Managing complex behaviours
- Maintaining and improving the skills of people with dementia
- Supporting families and informal carers
- Legislation linked to this work
- Promoting choice & minimising risk for people with dementia
- Enabling not disabling methods of working
- Discussion of the ways in which people may present and how we can respond
- Application of theories to practice
- Addressing challenges in the work place
CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 4,5,6 7 8 & 9.
FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 9.10,12,14,19
CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1, 2, 10 & 14 of the Act (and their subsections)
MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.
Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.