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Dementia Awareness

July 5, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm | £49.50

This Dementia Awareness course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia. It 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 aims of this course are 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, teamwork, challenging behaviour and everyday care;
  • Enabling rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risk


The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • 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

 

Date:
July 5, 2016
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
£49.50
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Organiser:
OACP (Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers)
Phone:
01235 248085
Email:
Website:
https://oacp.org.uk
Venue:
Oxford Options Health and Wellbeing Centre
Awgar Stone Road, Horspath Driftway Oxford Oxfordshire, OX3 7JQ United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/abingdon-health-and-wellbeing-centre-0

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