Dementia: Understanding the Condition
Explore how dementia impacts the physiology of the brain and its effects on an individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living. This course follows a person living with dementia and his wife and features Colm Cunningham as subject matter expert.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Define the different types and causes of dementia
- Explore the impact dementia has on the individual’s ability to perform activities of daily living
- Identify how to communicate effectively with people with dementia
- Discover how to support and assist people with dementia to participate in everyday activities in meaningful ways
Who is this course appropriate for:
All staff working in the home care sector.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
Up to 8 hours can be earned completing this course.
You can earn 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour by completing the video and assessment questions. If you wish to extend your learning and earn up to an additional 7 CPD hours, you may download the extension exercise which is attached to this course.
View the trailer below to preview the course: