Relationships, Sexuality & Dementia

Price £395.00 (for up to 15 delegates)

Duration: 3 hours
Certification: Certificate of attendance

Suitable for

  • Adult social care workers
  • Team leaders
  • Registered managers
  • Anyone supporting a person with dementia
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Course Outline

This course will explore the complex structure of relationships in the life of a person with dementia. Participants will learn how to support individuals to maintain relationships and continue to enjoy life with dementia.

On completion delegates will be able to:

Understand the importance of relationships for people living with dementia
Recognise how to support family members to maintain positive relationships with their loved ones
Explain why relationships may become difficult due to mistaken identity
State the meaning of sexuality, sensuality and intimacy
Recognise that a person with dementia may still express sexual needs
Explore moral challenges and dilemmas that may occur within relationships with people living with dementia
Explore ways to meet the physical needs of a person with dementia

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