Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training

Course Provider: Cartrefi Cymru

Course Administrator: Julie Morris

Aim

Our course aims to enable participants to explore in greater depth the nature and effects of dementia upon individuals. It will identify the principles behind person centred care, and will help participants to identify ways in which they can apply person centred care in the work place. 

To identify and recognise the range of signs and symptoms of dementia

To identify the essential components of person centred care, and develop greater confidence and competence in delivering person centred care to clients with dementia

Dates Venues Times
9th June 2017 NPTC Campus, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU 9.30am - 4.30pm
10th October 2017 Committee Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog, Cambrian Way, Brecon LD3 7HR 9.30am - 4.30pm
6th February 2018 Committee Room A, The Gwalia, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AA 9.30am - 4.30pm

Key Learning Outcomes

To consider various techniques for communicating successfully with people with dementia, including strategies for responding appropriately to delusions and hallucinations

To identify some of the challenging behaviours displayed by clients with dementia, and discuss effective solutions

To examine some of the reasons why clients with dementia may become malnourished, and examine various strategies to help improve their nutritional status

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given
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