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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice, including help if you are struggling financially

Dementia Awareness Tier 2 Intermediate

We are now able to offer the courses shown below.

Dementia 2 Courses
 Date Venue Time Cost*Availability
15 October 2020 Via Zoom 9:30am - 4pm £28 Course full
25 November 2020 Via Zoom 9:30am - 4pm £28 Course full
5 January 2021 Via Zoom 9:30am - 4pm £28 Course full
3 February 2021 Via Zoom 9:30am - 4pm £28 Course full

*The cost has been reduced to reflect the fact it is online so it will now cost £28.

The Dorset Council People- Adults pricing policy changed from 1st April 2020 as follows:

  • full day course - £50 per attendee
  • half day course - £40 per attendee

Please be aware that these costs will also be incurred for attendees who are classified as a ‘late cancellation’ - cancels their place within 1 week of the course date - or a ‘no show’ on the day of the course.

It is expected that those attending 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
Email: acslandod@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 225060
Full contact details for Learning and Development, Adult services

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