We are now able to offer the courses shown below.

Dementia Awareness Tier 2 Intermediate course dates and times
 Date  Venue  Time  Cost* Availability
15 July 2021 Via Zoom 9:30am to 4pm Free Places available
5 October 2021 Via Zoom 9:30am to 4pm Free Places available
2 December 2021 Via Zoom 9:30am to 4pm Free Places available

Please note it is expected that those attending will have already completed a Dementia Awareness course, either online or face to face.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will have a greater understanding of the following:

  • types of dementia
  • causes of dementia
  • Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body
  • Frontal Temporal Dementias & Wernicke Korakoff
  • Mental Test Scores to measure function
  • Delirium definition causes and assessment
  • review of memory function of dementia suffers and challenges processing information
  • ethics in dementia care, truth telling, sexuality, ‘best interest’ decisions
  • consent and confidentiality in dementia care
  • managing dementia care in compliance with covid-19 regulations
  • coronavirus impact of social isolation/social distancing and PPE on individuals and families living with dementia and their overall wellbeing
  • adopting a person-centered approach to dementia care
  • End of Life Planning and adapting to new ways of working with dementia care and COVID-19

Target groups

People working with those who have, or who are at risk of developing dementia.

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Learning and Development, Adult services

Name: Adult Services
Name: Learning and Development, Adult Services
Email: AdultsandHousingLandD@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 225060
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