A Mile in My Shoes (Dementia Awareness – CPD Accredited)

Man walking in a dark street - A Mile in my Shoes - Dementia Awareness
Dementia
Course No. 1022

£ (Contact us for a group quote for up to 12 delegates)

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  • Online - Zoom 4 hour(s)
  • CPD Accredited (The CPD Group)
Available Funding:
Self Funded

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Course Outline

Originally developed for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to train their inspectors, A Mile in My Shoes is our Dementia Awareness course. We’ve developed this CPD accredited course as an introduction to dementia and a basic level dementia training course for care services which is mapped to the Dementia Training Standards Framework.

With our range of Dementia Training Courses, our main aim is to gain a full and deep understanding of people with dementia.

Delivered by our experienced trainers through interactive exercises, videos and group work, learners will build a deeper understanding of dementia by covering topics such as “What is Dementia?”, Diagnosing Dementia, Understanding How Our Brain Works and will explore the holistic needs of a person with dementia in our “Are All Needs Being Met?” module.

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  • To separate the facts from fiction and see each experience as unique to the individual​
  • To recognise the risk factors associated with dementia​
  • Know the most common types of dementia, their underlying causes and to recognise the diagnostic process​
  • Identify the impact of neurological impairment on the person​
  • Understand how our memory works and appreciate how our past can shape our future​
  • To put person centred approach at the heart of care and support​
  • Recognise that the reality for people living with dementia is likely to be different from our own​
  • Understand how dementia can affect our senses​
  • Identify how dementia can affect the perception of the environment​
  • Appreciate ways of connecting with a person with dementia and to recognise how our own actions can affect the way a person connects with us​
  • Recognise different ways of communicating​

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