Unit 1: Introduction to Dementia
In this unit we will look at what dementia is and why it is important.
Unit 2: Communication and Compassion
We will discover the importance of effective communication and will learn how to show compassion.
Unit 3: Independence, Control and Quality of Life
We will learn how to help those living with dementia to maintain independence, control and a good quality of life.
Unit 4: Dementia as a Global Health Priority
We will analyse whether the needs of people with dementia are met by Governments and organisations worldwide.
Unit 5: Integrating Care
We will appraise the concept of integrative care and consider why it is important in care generally, as well as in Dementia more specifically.
Unit 6: End of Life Care
We will evaluate the current approaches to end of life care for people with dementia, maintaining personhood and quality of life.
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