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Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

8 October - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fully funded

One day

Course Description

This course covers topics including well-being, loneliness, sleep, nutrition, falls, dehydration, delirium, continence, environment, and exercise.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, the learners will be able to:

  • Explain why it is important to maintain good physical and mental health.
  • Describe how to identify a person’s heath needs including nutrition, hydration, risk of falls, sleep and pain
  • List the signs of delirium and the signs of dementia, recognising delirium is a medical emergency
  • Recognise delirium as a medical emergency
  • Describe the possible impact, including psychological and social impact, of incontinence.
  • Describe the potential causes of, and impact of loneliness and the importance of maintaining social engagement
  • Describe possible ways to support ADL’s in a person centred manner

Requirements

Delegates must have an introductory level of knowledge such as Care Certificate. This course is suitable for staff working within any type of adult care service.

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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

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Details

Date:
8 October
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Care Staff, Deputy staff, HR staff, Managers, Registered Nurses, Senior staff, Team Leaders, Training Co-ordinators
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice