Dementia awareness for senior nurses course
CDP Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/15.
This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements. Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.
- National and international data on dementia
- The UK policy context
- National initiatives on supporting patients with dementia in hospital
- What the evidence shows
- What matters to families and carers
- Safeguarding roles and responsibilities
- Examples of dementia-friendly hospital environments and practices
- Setting the challenge for change
- understand the demographic impact of dementia on current and future services
- appreciate the principles behind better meeting the needs of patients living with dementia
- explore opportunities to develop dementia-friendly hospital environments and services
- consider the experience of patients and their carers
- start to create an action plan for change to implement best practice in dementia principles.
- discuss group/individual action plans to implement best practice
- compare a range of evaluation methods
- explore opportunities for dissemination
- understand how to apply the Mental Capacity Act in hospital.
Who should attend?
Ward staff, clinical staff, senior nurses, matrons, staff nurses, occupational therapists.
- 2 days (2 x 7 hours = 14 hours)