Understanding Dementia & Caring for a Person with Dementia 28th Sept

Date Location Price / Members Price Places Trainer Book Online or Enquire
28th September 2021 @ 9.30-12.30 Online € 45.00 / € 45.00 9 available RedTrain

Aims and objectives

Onset of dementia and how a diagnosis is determined. Explore how this condition affects the brain; what the cognitive, functional, behavioural, and emotional changes that can occur are, and what Care provision is provided to the resident.

‘Person-centred care’ brings focus to the needs and preferences of an individual with dementia, in a respectful and responsive way. It also considers the values of the person and their family in all aspects of decision making. You will discover more about Person centred care, interventions, and care planning in caring for a resident who has dementia.

Content and Objectives

  • Overview of Dementia, definition, types and Impact Physically, Psychologically, and holistic care to the person
  • Understanding Communication Techniques using acknowledgement, short term goals and positive language
  • Understanding exit seeking Behaviour and Behaviours that can occur with a resident who has dementia.
  • Overview of meaningful activities and conversations with the resident
  • Understanding Delirium Using the PINCH ME (national) to guide assessment of Responsive Behaviours awareness intrinsic and extrinsic factors that may cause a responsive behaviour and staff post incidents.
  • Outline Importance of assessment and care planning relating to consistency of the team and view with the team. The care planning discussion relates to communication, meaningful activities, and care provision as per all activities of daily living.



 The online platform is professional Zoom Training. This facilitates many participants at any time and can be accessed from Home if staff have a Laptop/Phone and internet access It is importance that staff can have access and internet connection. Zoom may be more assessable from a smart Phone to access training.