Onclick is proud to be developing the ‘Dementia Training Centre’ with global leaders in mental health research, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Kings College London: www.dementiatrainingcentre.co.uk
This programme is the first in a suite of courses for the site that will be available to any medical staff working with those with dementia.
It outlines and describes the non-cognitive symptoms of dementia, including mood and behavioural disturbances and psychosis. The course looks at the research and literature evidence for interventions that enable whose working with sufferers from dementia to understand the experience and minimise these challenging behaviours. Equally, these interventions maintain a positive relationship between the individual with dementia and the caregiver, leading to optimal maintenance of the individual’s sense of wellbeing and personhood, during the course of their disease.
The programme delivers the latest research in dementia, incorporating a resource centre for academic referencing, links and additional downloadable material. It incorporates example case studies, mini quizzes, interactive notepad, glossary, video scenarios detailing how to deal with challenging behaviour and video clips of industry experts presentations.
Covered in this course:
- Module 1: Introduction to Dementia
- Module 2: Non-Cognitive Symptoms of Dementia
- Module 3: Working with People Living with Dementia
- Module 4: Psychological Interventions to Manage Challenging Behaviour
All GP Practice Managers and appropriate staff
- 4 no. module
- Academic referencing
- Interactive notepad
- Video bank
- 4-part online assessment
- Certificate on successful completion
- Additional Learning and Information Resources
- Project Management