DSIDC Education Programme 2020 - Foundations in Dementia Care - September 9th, 2020.

Wednesday, 9 September, 2020
Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC), 6th Floor, MISA Building, St. James's Hospital, Co. Dublin.

Purpose: To provide basic knowledge and understanding of dementia and to facilitate the development of skills in a person-centred philosophy of care. The workshop is aimed at health care staff with no prior dementia training.

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

1) List the main types of dementia and describe their general characteristics.

2) Describe and discuss the implications of a person-centred philosophy of care.

3) Understand the importance of life story work and activity-focused care.

For bookings/further information, please visit http://dementia.ie/education/education