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COURSE DESCRIPTION (This course is delivered in house. The minimum number required for us to run this course is 8. The maximum required in any given course is 12. For course pricing call us on 0203 291 3743 or email us at info@unicaresupport.com)

This one day  intensive course teaches the delegates the skills required to deliver Dementia Awareness course in the workplace. The course will boost your confidence in public speaking since there is 15 minute micro teach from each delegate, . The course will help your organisation meet the necessary recommendations from the CQC and other bodies in terms of compliance.

This course is designed for those responsible for the training and development of care staffs. It is suitable for those involved in providing, or managing, direct care to vulnerable adults (Dementia) whether in residential, domiciliary, or supported living settings. Prior to the course date delegates will receive instructions and template required to design the 15 minute micro teach.

CERTIFICATION

Upon completion delegates will gain knowledge, skills, strategies and understanding on delivering dementia awareness course. Delegates will have the chance to carry out a 15 minute micro teach on any topic relating to dementia awareness.They will also receive train the trainer certificate which is valid for 3 years.  In addition they will receive an accredited level 3 trainer qualification certificate from Highfield Qualifications if they opt for this qualification.

 

TEACHING ELEMENTS

  • Different Teaching methods
  • Different Learning styles
  • How to give Feedback
  • How to Evaluate or assess learners
  • Various Ice breaking Techniques
  • Different Presentation skills and resources

COURSE MATERIALS

  • Course Handouts
  • Lesson Plan Template
  • Feedback and Evaluation Templates
  • How to Design and Deliver Effective Training Workbook

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Legislation / The Law governing Dementia
  • What is Dementia?
  • Types and causes of Dementia: Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Lewy Body etc
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Support of individuals with Dementia
  • Person centred approach and person centred skills
  • The importance of communication
  • The importance of maintaining good health
  • How to involve people with Dementia in activities and improve their quality of life
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and boundaries of individuals and the responsibilities of services and organisations in relation to Dementia care
  • Understanding people with Dementia
  • Understand the effect of Dementia on the individual and their family
  • Stages of Dementia
  • Understanding the behaviour of Dementia clients
  • Legislation and guidance relating to individuals with Dementia
  • Myths and stereotypes associated with Dementia
  • Role play
  • Medication
  • Practical Demonstration and Assessment

NB: There is an option to enrol on a level 3 trainer qualification which is an Ofqual qualification accredited by Highfield Qualification. This will require an additional day at an extra cost for the registration and certification. The cost for this level 3 trainer qualification is £200.00.

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