Dementia Awareness

The course uses many discussions to embellish the causes of and understanding Dementia:

·  Legislation & Core Values;

·  Types of dementia;

·  Common Core Principles;

·  How the brain works and how it deteriorates with some forms of dementia;

·  The Individual  & Previous Lifestyles – how to help;

·  Depression and Dementia;

·  Acute Confusion;

·  Dealing with Aggression;

·  Communication Skills;

·  Person-Centred Approach;

·  Medication Side Effects

·  Spiritual Needs;

·  Cultural Needs;

·  Nutrition & Hydration;

·  Exercise;

·  Protecting from Abuse,

·  Injury and Harm;

·  Personal Care;

·  Creative Work;

·  Support Networks and Services;

·  How to stay calm as a care worker

·  Lastly the quiz to show understanding.