Dementia Update

Get 8 Hours Health Practitioner Competency Training
Two separately bookable days with Caroline Bartle

This Education Day meets the Criteria set down by Nursing Council of New Zealand. View >

Day One

Health and Wellbeing in Dementia

  • Explain why it is important to maintain good physical and mental health.
  • Describe how to identify a person’s heath needs including nutrition, hydration, risk of falls, and sleep.
  • List the signs of delirium and the signs of dementia, recognising delirium is a medical emergency.
  • Describe the possible impact, including psychological and social impact, of incontinence.
  • Describe the potential causes of, and impact of loneliness and the importance of maintaining social engagement.
  • Describe possible ways to support activities of daily living in a person-centred manner.

Day Two

Positive Interventions in Dementia Care

  • Contrast medical and social models of care.
  • Describe malignant social psychology and well-being in relation to dementia.
  • Describe factors which may lead to exclusion, and factors which may promote inclusion.
  • Identify mental health conditions which may impact on a person’s experience of dementia.
  • Identify ways of assessing wellbeing.
  • Identify a range of positive interventions and consider how these might promote wellbeing.

Presenter Caroline Bartle
Dip  SW, B.A Hons, MBA, PG Dip Dementia Studies

Caroline has studied dementia care at post graduate level and has played a significant role in the development of dementia care training in the UK being an advocate for advancing practice in psycho-therapeutic approaches to care. She is most well known to her contribution to the ‘knowledge sets’ and her developing work in the new QCF Dementia Qualifications developed in the UK. She has published a range of material to support learning and development in this area and continues to evolve her training courses to every increasing engaging and thought provoking heights.

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NB No refunds will be given unless notification of non-attendance is given at least 24 hour prior to the workshop. 

Payment must be made before attendance of the training unless prior arrangements have been made.

Trainer Testimonials

"I loved everything in this course and hope to have another session." - Shital, Pacific Homecare

"The discussion was very good and the trainer knowledgeable. Active Participation and Involvement of the participants was amazing." - Marikka, Edmound Hillary Retirement Village

"I learnt a lot." - Fiona

"Most enjoyable." - Hester, Mercy Parklands

"Loved every minute. So nice to have all of the information put in understanding ways. Easy to follow." - Lyn


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