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Who is the programme suitable for?

  • Primary Care Team
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Pharmacist, Homecare Workers
  • Community Volunteers
  • Nursing (Acute)
  • HCA (Acute)
  • Management (Acute)
  • Porters (Acute)
  • Admin (Acute)
  • Housekeeping (Acute)
  • Nursing (Residential)
  • HCA (Residential)
  • Management (Residential)
  • Medical (Residential)
  • Porters (Residential)
  • Administration (Residential)
  • Housekeeping (Residential)

Brief description

The courses can provide an overview of dementia; explores activity focused care, life story work, communication, rights, responsive behaviour, delirium and palliative care. It can also address dementia environmental design and the psychosocial environment.

Duration

Majority of courses are 6 hours (1 day) however, some can vary between 1-6 hours depending on the requirement of the service

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available

Nationwide

Cost

€65 per person

Contact Information

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)

Tel: 01 4162035

Email: dsidc@stjames.ie

www.dementia.ie

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