Mission Statement:

Medilink Nursing will promote the best practice by engaging with and encouraging staff to develop their skills, to improve the lives of vulnerable people in our society.

Dementia Care

Course Details

Whether you (or your staff) are newcomers to providing dementia care, or you have considerable experience in the field – this course is great for induction, N/SVQs, annual refreshers, supervisor and management training, the list goes on.

By the end of our comprehensive course, participants will understand dementia, the causes and outcomes. Most importantly, they will be motivated to adopt practical interventions that will improve the well-being and lives of those suffering from dementia.

Course Content

  • Person centred care
  • What dementia care is
  • What dementia care is not
  • What is dementia?
  • Types of dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Multi-infarct dementia (M.I.D)
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Pick’s disease
  • Korsakoff’s syndrome
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Agnosia
  • Early stages of dementia
  • The progressive stages
  • Later stage dementia
  • Informing the sufferer
  • How significant others cope
  • Managing risk
  • Informed judgements
  • Advocacy
  • Life history
  • Setting goals
  • Communication
  • Medication
  • Environment
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Wandering
  • Food and nutrition
  • Continence
  • Activities
  • Sexuality
Dementia Care training courses available with Medilink Nursing!

If you’re interested in procuring this training course for your own staff, that can be arranged! Please get in touch with our Head Office on 0113 877 6383, or email a request to care@medilinknursing.com, and we’ll take things from there. We hope to hear from you soon!

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