This is the third in a series of six workshops exploring dementia and how we can support people to live as well as possible with the condition. They do not have to be attended in order.
This course will explore and understand why behaviour may change when you have dementia – looking at environments, approaches, fear, irritation, frustration and independence being threatened, as well as the damage to the brain. It will look at how we can be pro-active about behaviour using Life History and detailed profiles to plan care positively, in a way that will reduce the likelihood of distressed responses. It will show how the use of ABC charts can help us to understand and respond to different behaviours that are likely to be the result of an unmet need.
By the end of the session, it is anticipated participants will be able to: