Friday, 18 May 2018

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training

There are places available on the Challenging Behaviour in Dementia training as follows;

Please book your places via Trent self-service or email or telephone 01597 827333

26th June 2018  - Committee Room A, The Gwalia, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AA - 9.30am - 4.30pm

30th October 2018 - Committee Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog, Cambrian Way, Brecon LD3 7HR
9.30am - 4.30pm

21st February 2019 - NPTC Campus, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU -
9.30am - 4.30pm

Aim:  Our course aims to enable participants to explore in greater depth the nature and effects of dementia upon individuals. It will identify the principles behind person centred care, and will help participants to identify ways in which they can apply person centred care in the work place.

To identify and recognise the range of signs and symptoms of dementia

To identify the essential components of person centred care, and develop greater confidence and competence in delivering person centred care to clients with dementia

Key Learning Outcomes:  To consider various techniques for communicating successfully with people with dementia, including strategies for responding appropriately to delusions and hallucinations

To identify some of the challenging behaviours displayed by clients with dementia, and discuss effective solutions

To examine some of the reasons why clients with dementia may become malnourished, and examine various strategies to help improve their nutritional status

Training Unit, Powys County Council

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