his one day course has been developed to try and help anyone trying to support a person with learning disabilities who develops dementia. It adopts a person centred approach and provides a framework within which participants think about what they are doing and why.
Who is Dementia & People with Learning Difficulties aimed at?
For all those who support adults with learning disabilities
On completion of the course, participants will have:
- A general understanding of dementia: causes, signs and symptoms
- Awareness of the broad policy context
- Diagnosis and assessment information
- Ability to respond to the changing needs of a person with a learning disability who is developing dementia