Learning Disability and Dementia; Unravelling the Two Conditions

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Course No. 1030

£395.00 (Ex VAT)

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  • Online - Zoom 3 hour(s)
  • Up to 12 delegates
Available Funding:
Self Funded

Course Outline

Our Learning Disability and Dementia course is designed to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively support individuals with both conditions. The course explores the complex relationship between learning disabilities and dementia, and equips caregivers with insights and strategies to address unique challenges. With a particular focus on the needs of individuals with Down’s Syndrome, this introductory course is accessible to anyone, regardless of their prior training or knowledge.

Delivered by the experienced educators at Coleman Training, our person-centred approach ensures that learners receive supportive, respectful, and inspiring training that is informed by the latest evidence-based research and practical experience.

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  • The meaning of “dementia” and how it may relate to a person with a learning disability
  • The early signs and symptoms of dementia in people with a learning disability
  • The specific impact of dementia for people with Down’s Syndrome
  • The importance of baseline assessment and long-term monitoring of people with LD for indicators of change/decline
  • The importance of developing calm appropriate environments
  • Facilitate stimulating activities for people with LD and dementia, whilst combining strategies to minimise anxiety and distress

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