This Positive Dementia Awareness course is ideal for Individuals who are either currently working or plan to work as employees or volunteers in care of the elderly environments. It is particularly focused to address the needs of people engaged in the nursing of the elderly, those working in a residential care environment or domiciliary staff.
It can also be beneficial for People working in the care sector who wish to develop their skills in the workplace and for career progression.
This Positive Dementia Awareness course explains facts about dementia and shows students how they can combine key ingredients of people-centred care in order to improve the daily life of those with dementia. To provide excellent quality care, care-staff will learn to recognise people with dementia as whole individuals, and understand all the needs that sufferers with varying conditions have.
“Our staff team have already completed the first module and they have found it very thought provoking and informative. The staff especially like how the Dementia course helps you to relate to the client, they also described it as a real eye opener. We certainly recommend it and were impressed by the speed of delivery and the telephone support from NCC.”
David Stringer, Mencap Service Manager (Positive Dementia Care)