Dementia for GPs and practice nurses

A half-day course devised and delivered by DementiaTrainers.

Course outline

  • Dementia: diseases, symptoms, diagnosis and medication
  • The experience of dementia: the patient’s perspective
  • Factors contributing to difficulties in dementia: avoiding diagnostic overshadowing
  • The course of a dementing illness
  • The importance of using remaining abilities
  • Psychological well-being in dementia
  • Causes of ‘behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia’
  • Non-pharmacological interventions for dementia
  • Recognising underlying needs of people with dementia

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