This 3-hour course is designed for those who already have an understanding of dementia but would like to develop their knowledge and skills further. The course predominantly explores the importance of accurate diagnosis and the medical aspects of the conditions associated with dementia.
8 benefits you will gain from attending:-
Be familiar with the current NICE recommendations for supporting people with dementia
Describe the accepted algorithm for diagnosing dementia
Critically evaluate the psychometric tools used to assess mental state
Differentiate the main types of dementia
Identify the causes of reversible dementia
Spot the differences between dementia and depression
List the medical treatments & their side-effects used to treat dementia & associated conditions
Understand how to incorporate a palliative care approach from the time of diagnosis until death for people with dementia.