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Dementia Awareness

Course Overview:

Dementia is becoming increasingly prevalent, both due to an ageing population and also improved recognition of this condition.

Course Outline:

: The Different Types of Dementia
: Anatomy and physiology
: Signs and symptoms
: Effects of the different types of dementia on cognitive and physical function
: How to communicate effectively with people with dementia including the effects of signs, gestures, tone of voice and vocabulary
: Memory; the different types of memory; how and why it is affected
: How to differentiate dementia and depression
: Why people with dementia get agitated and aggressive, and how not to pathologise what is normal behaviour
: Differential diagnoses. Medical conditions that are often mistaken for dementia

Course Duration:

1/2 Day

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