The Basics of Dementia - Essential Understanding


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eLFY Training has been joined by one of Europe’s leading Dementia experts as their Dementia Lead to deliver a range of high quality, effective dementia training courses to the market.

Jackie Pool has a career that has included being a bestselling author, developing the world renowned PAL instrument used across the NHS and social care sectors and working as an advisor to government. She is the author of the Dementia Units of the national Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCFs). 

This one-day Trainer-led course will support care workers to understand the process and experience of dementia. 

The learning outcomes map to the required outcomes of subjects 1, 2, 3 and 7 of Tier 2 in the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework 2015. It also underpins the more specialist skills and knowledge required at Tier 3.

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  • Explored current service provision to people with dementia

  • An understanding of a range of causes of dementia syndrome

  • Explored the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia

  • Identified what may be mistaken for dementia

  • An understanding of memory impairment and function

  • Explained how to support the abilities and meet the needs of individuals with dementia 



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