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Dementia Awareness - Supporting Older Adults

Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
All Internal Staff / External Care Providers / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care / Older People
Event description
This one day workshop aims to raise awareness and knowledge of the causes and impact of dementia on individuals, and to highlight ways in which staff can work positively and effectively with older people who are living with dementia. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
- The causes of Dementia
- The effects of Dementia on the individual
- The importance of eliminating other causes on change in the mental health of older people
- Explore management strategies to support service users
- Prepare an action plan to take back into the workplace.
Start Date
Wednesday 26 February 2020
End Date
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
18 
Cost
£80.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No