Dementia is a chronic progressive brain disease which affects the brain’s functions. Dementia sufferers can be a range of ages, but it is more common in the aging population. It can also affect different parts of the brain, at varying speeds.
This course will equip learners with the knowledge to appropriately support a dementia sufferer.
Common type of dementia
Common symptoms of dementia
How it can affect the brain
Strategies to use with dementia sufferers
Dealing with challenging behaviour
Approved by: CPD
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