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Dementia awareness in end of life care

15 February 2019 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm

Aim of day:

To raise awareness of the specific needs of individuals with cognitive impairment, especially at end of life


All participants will be able to:

  • Define dementia and how it affects the person and their carers
  • Identify the importance of personhood when caring for someone affected by dementia
  • Identify the practicable skill set required in all care settings including some simple techniques to help
  • Assess and monitor pain using appropriate tools for the patient with dementia
  • Consider the implications of dementia in advance care planning

The day will be provided by a multi-professional team from Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

This course is suitable for all health and social care staff working with individuals with dementia at end of life: for example, community nursing staff, allied health professionals, care home staff, social carers, domiciliary care staff etc

Venue: Hammick House, Poundbury, Dorchester

Cost: £90

Please download the Weldmar Education Booking Form

All enquiries to Reception at Hammick House
Tel: 01305 269898
Email: workforcedevelopment@weld-hospice.org.uk


15 February 2019
9:15 am - 4:00 pm
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