Introduction to person-centred dementia care

A 1-day course devised and delivered by DementiaTrainers.

Course outline

  • Facts and up-to-date information about dementia: types of dementia, symptoms, risk factors, statistics
  • The experience of dementia
  • Identifying factors that contribute to the difficulties in dementia
  • Developing knowledge about people with dementia as individuals
  • Compensating for the symptoms of dementia – filling in the missing pieces of the puzzle
  • Identifying and utilising the strengths and remaining abilities of people with dementia
  • Working in partnership: enabling people with dementia to be as independent as possible
  • Recognising and meeting the needs of the whole person
  • Positive outcomes: recognising well-being in dementia

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