Wed, 23 Jan|
Dementia, Delirium and Mental Health Awareness for GP Nurses and Nursing Assistants
To enhance the knowledge skills and attitudes of staff caring for people with dementia; to increase knowledge and understanding of delirium and to increase the knowledge and skills on the challenges of living with mental health illness.
Time & Location
23 Jan 2019, 09:15 – 12:30
CEC Antrim, Bush Rd, Antrim BT41 2RL, UK
About The Event
Explain "What is Dementia?"
Describe the incidence and key presentations of dementia.
Identify and explain factors that contribute to behaviours we may find difficult in caring for people with dementia.
Explain the importance of effective communication in dementia care.
Identify the principles of person centred dementia care.
Understand the serious impact of delirium on the older adult
Identify signs and symptoms of delirium
Identify baseline risk factors or "predisposing factors" for delirium
Recognise common precipitating causes of delirium
Explain the impact of Mental Health problems on the person being cared for in the community
Audience: General Practice Nurses and Nursing Assistants