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Understanding and achieving best practice in advanced dementia care

Masterclass in working with people living with advanced dementia

Description

People living with advanced dementia need a biopsychosocial and spiritual approach to care in order to live the best life possible.  Using evidenced based tools such as the Best Practice Statement for advanced dementia participants will deepen their understanding of pain and discomfort, communication and relationships, the built environment and spiritual care for people with advanced dementia.

This programme is provided by the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy & Practice, part of the School of Health & Life Sciences. 

The Centre offers a range of masterclasses and bespoke CPD aligned to the skilled and enhanced levels of the Promoting Excellence Framework. These programmes are designed and delivered by our team of award winning dementia educators and practice experts.

Our areas of speciality include evidence based contemporary dementia care, positive approaches to eating, drinking and personal care, working with stress and distress, advanced dementia care, complementary approaches, meaningful activities and supporting people with dementia to live the best life possible.

Our approach support learners to connect with older people and people with dementia using cognitive, emotional and haptic learning and teaching strategies in a safe and supportive way.

For more information about the Centre, please visit https://www.uws.ac.uk/research/research-areas/health/alzheimer-scotland-centre-for-policy-and-practice/

Prerequisites

You should be a practitioner working closely with people living with advanced dementia.

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