This course will extend your skills and understanding of dementia care, promote awareness of the disease and influence patient safety and team performance. On completion of this course you can apply what you have learnt to your own discipline and appraise the need for timely assessment and individualised interventions for your patients.
Health practitioners working with, or in regular contact with, people who have dementia who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in caring for people with dementia, and their carers.
This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia.
Enables you to evaluate the principles and practices of dementia care, and develop the knowledge to promote the awareness of dementia, which in-turn will influence patient safety and team performance.
You should be able to apply what you learn to your own discipline and appraise the need for timely assessment and appropriate, individualised interventions for patients with varying levels of dependency.
You will also explore your own practice and critically reflect on how patient safety, team performance, and inter-professional working can be improved.