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Using Equipment Coping wih Mild dementia

DLF Training is CPD-accredited by the CPD Certification Service.

Delegates who would benefit from this course

  • Any person wishing to understand more about mental health problems in general and dementia in particular
  • Persons wishing to learn how basic equipment may be used to enhance indepdendence levels for mild dementia sufferers

Level of skills/knowledge

  • Some experience of working with people, preferably (but not necessarily) elderly

Employment area

  • PCT
  • Social services
  • Care professions
  • Care students
  • Family assistance

CPD markers

  • Guided learning
  • Self-directed learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Personal development
  • Learning development

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the different areas of mental health diagnoses
  • Understand the spectrum of dementia and the most common problems, e.g. Alzheimer’s
  • List the early symptoms and signs of possible dementia onset
  • Understand the importance of non-verbal communication in dementia management
  • Outline a number of approaches to dementia management and coping strategies
  • Understand how equipment provision and assistive technology may help dementia sufferers to continue living independently
  • Identify resources where further information and help regarding dementia may be obtained

Course code and dates:

CMD1212 10th December 2012

Duration: One day

Price per person: £60 + VAT (&pound72;)


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