What will this course cover?

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia.

You will evaluate the principles and practices of dementia care, develop the knowledge to enable you to promote the awareness of dementia, which in-turn will influence patient safety and team performance.

You will be able to apply what you learn to your own discipline and appraise the need for timely assessment and appropriate, individualised interventions for patients with varying levels of dependency.

You will also explore your own practice and critically reflect on how patient safety, team performance and inter-professional working can be improved.

Delivery mode

Case discussions, Group work, Lectures, Online learning, Simulation, Tutorials, Workshops

Assessment mode

Coursework

Prerequisites

Relevant professional experience