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Living Well with Dementia and Promoting Independence for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
University of Bradford, eLfH, NHS

This session will help you to understand how to support and promote a person's independence and meaningful involvement in their own daily life.

 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of knowing a person's physical, emotional and psychosocial needs, interests and preferences
  • Discuss ways to promote a person's independence and meaningful involvement in their own daily life and know why this is important
  • Specify how activities and environments can be adapted to suit an individual's changing needs

 

In this session, we will explore the importance and ways of maintaining a person's independence and understand how activities and environments can be adapted to suit an individual's needs.

This session has been mapped to the Dementia Training Standards Framework and is designed to support the Dementia Action Alliance Dementia Statements.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you may wish to:

  • Complete Module 1 - Introduction to Living with Dementia/Dementia Awareness (407-0030)
Instructors / Speakers
Ana Barbosa,
Dementia Care Consultant and Trainer, Centre for Applied Dementia Studies, University of Bradford

Ana is a Dementia Care Consultant and Trainer in person-centred care at the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford. She is module leader in the MSc Advanced Dementia Studies for the modules: Advancing Practice Skills and Research Methods.

Ana's research interests are focused on supporting the well-being of care assistants who work with people living with dementia in care homes. She is currently involved in research projects related to falls and vision and hearing loss in care homes for older people.

Gail Mountain,
Director of the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies, University of Bradford

Gail is Professor of Applied Dementia Research and Director of the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies at the University of Bradford. She is also an occupational therapist having practised for 13 years before becoming involved in research.

Gail's research interests are focused on the development and evaluation of interventions, products and services designed to sustain/ improve independence and allow older people and those with dementia to live well.

Delivery
Title
Living Well with Dementia and Promoting Independence for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Agedcare, Dementia care, Geriatric Health (Aged Care and Continence )
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Price
Free
Location
Online
Reference
02_07
Access Duration (in months)
12
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