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Dementia – Creating Dementia Friendly Environments and Meaningful activities
More in-depth learning for registered and unregistered front line staff in all health and social care environments (residential, domiciliary, nursing and community), including where relevant primary care. These courses are available to personal assistants of care where funding may be used from personal health budgets for continuous healthcare.
This course will focus on the many and varied ways in which we can improve the lives of people who have dementia through friendly environments and involvement in activity. We will look at how to create a dementia friendly environment and activities from the planning and assessing stage through to the practical aspect of supporting people to participate in them.
Outcome of the course:
- Understand approaches to activity provision in dementia care
Plan meaningful activities for individuals with dementia
Provide activities for individuals with dementia using a person centred approach
- Describe how to make the environment activity friendly
Explain how they can support people from different cultures when they plan and provide activities
- Explain the importance of a dementia friendly environment and the benefits of encouraging this in the service