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Palliative Care and Symptom Management for People with End-Stage Dementia

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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

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This day starts with establishing the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology of the brain. Learners will gain an understanding on the effects of dementia upon the individual and explore the progressive disorders within the syndrome. By the end of the course, learners will understand how to manage end of life symptoms within dementia care (Pain/discomfort, agitation and restlessness, nausea and vomiting) considering both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches.

Aim:

To have knowledge and understanding of end of life care for individuals with dementia

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recall the basic structure and functions of the brain

  • Describe the common types and incidence of dementia

  • Identify symptoms associated with end of life care in advanced dementia
  • Understand the importance of holistic care of the dying patient with dementia.

Dates for 2018:

  • Thursday 15th February
  • Thursday 15th May
  • Thursday 1st November

Booking terms and conditions can be found on our website, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Study Day.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking at the Hospice car park and local on road parking

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: education@northdevonhospice.org.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

You can transfer your ticket to another person or to another event, please see full terms and conditions on our website

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes

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Deer Park

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

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