Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Training
Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Venue: Committee Room A, The Gwalia, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AA
Our course aims to enable participants to explore in greater depth the nature and effects of dementia upon individuals. It will identify the principles behind person centred care, and will help participants to identify ways in which they can apply person centred care in the work place.
To identify and recognise the range of signs and symptoms of dementia
To identify the essential components of person centred care, and develop greater confidence and competence in delivering person centred care to clients with dementia.
To consider various techniques for communicating successfully with people with dementia, including strategies for responding appropriately to delusions and hallucinations
To identify some of the challenging behaviours displayed by clients with dementia, and discuss effective solutions
To examine some of the reasons why clients with dementia may become malnourished, and examine various strategies to help improve their nutritional status.
There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given.
A booking form can be found here
For further information please phone 01597 827330 or email pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk
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