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Professionals in Training and Care

Dementia Awareness

Objectives:

What is dementia?
Legislation and guidance relevant to people with dementia
Basic awareness of the general functions of the brain
Awareness of the causes of dementia
The effects of dementia on the person, family and carer
Symptoms of dementia
Challenging behaviour and finding ways of dealing with behaviour issues
Finding out what is new
Power of attorney – the basics