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Understanding Dementia - Awareness training.

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48 Sandringham Drive

Houghton Regis

Dunstable

LU5 5UP

United Kingdom

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Understanding Dementia – Awareness Training

This course is an introductory course to the most common types of dementia. It includes risk factors, signs and symptoms; and a basic anatomy and physiology of the brain. The barriers and importance of timely diagnosis will also be explored. Other factors that cause confusion, such as delirium, depression and the environment will additionally be covered; this will be in the context of both older people’s services, as well as learning disabilities.

Aims of the course;


  • State the different types of dementia
  • Recognise common symptoms
  • Understand other factors which can cause confusion/memory problems
  • Utilise appropriate communication techniques
  • Appreciate how individual behaviours and perceptions of dementia can impact on the quality of care
  • Apply basic strength-based approach to care
  • Recognise the factors that make up the experience of dementia for the individual


Course Outcomes

By the end of the course candidate will be able to:

>State the different types and prevalence rates of dementia

>State the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia

>Describe the risk factors for the most common causes of dementia

>State common sign and symptoms

>Describe ways to support an individual to access a timely diagnosis

|>Outline both the medical and social models of dementia

>State other factors which can cause confusion/memory problems

>Recognise how poor environments can make symptoms appear more pronounced

>Identify how individual behaviours and perceptions of dementia can impact on the quality of care


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

You must be 18 or over to attend this training

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

There is FREE parking available all day outside the main entrance. The closest train station is Leagrave and you would need to get a taxi from the train station to the venue which is about 6-8 Minutes’ drive from the station to the venue. There is also a taxi station situated at the train station.

Will there be refreshments?

Tea & coffee will be available throughout the day. Feel free to bring your own lunch or there is a Gregg’s and a Subway within 2 miles from the venue.

Is there wheelchair access?

The training room is located on the ground floor and is very accessible.

What's the refund policy?

You will receive a full refund providing that you cancel 30 days or more before the day of the event. If you wish to cancel within 30 days, we will be unable to provide any refund.

How can I contact the organiser?

Please feel free to contact us via email at admin@meaningfuleducation.co.uk

or tel: 01582 283 124

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Location

The Hub

48 Sandringham Drive

Houghton Regis

Dunstable

LU5 5UP

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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