End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia – Online Cour
Understand the needs of people with dementia, and their families, and how to provide them with better quality end-of-life care. Join UEA’s online course.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at health and social care professionals. You’ll need a basic level of dementia awareness, which you may have gained in a health or social care setting, working with people with dementia, or through caring for a relative, friend or neighbour.
During the course, you’ll be able to discuss your experiences with other learners and learn from theirs. It may also be useful to you to have a friend or colleague with whom you can discuss and reflect on issues that might arise during the course.
What topics will you cover?
Connecting with others
Advance care planning
Wellbeing at the end of life
Nutrition and hydration
Supporting families through grief
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Discuss individualised care, taking into account psycho-social, physical and spiritual needs
Reflect on how social relationships and communication may be affected in advanced dementia
Identify symptoms associated with end of life, including recognising and managing pain in people with dementia
Explain the need to find meaning in the life and death of the person with dementia