Maintaining Quality of Life for Persons with Dementia

This one day programme is aimed to help staff gain a basic understanding of dementia from the residents perspective and to highlight the need for a person centred approach.

Course Content

  • Exploration of the biological components of dementia care (anatomy/physiology of the brain and differing dementias)
  • Discussion around person-centred approach in dementia care
  • Exploration of changing communication needs along the continuum of the dementia journey
  • Understanding of why behaviour that is challenging to staff may occur
  • Assessment, interventions and documentation in this area of care