To give workers an introductory understanding of dementia, its effect on people and strategies for the provision of appropriate support.
Who should attend?
Any worker supporting a person who has dementia
Duration: One Day
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
- Describe the different main types and causes of dementia
- Describe the potential effects of dementia on people’s functioning and behaviour
- Outline the importance of multi-disciplinary working to support people with dementia.
- Understand different ways of responding to and supporting people with dementia