Supporting patients living with dementia

Course description:

The overall aim of this programme is to develop your knowledge and skills to enable you to recognise, manage and optimise care for people living with dementia and their carers.

On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:

  • recognise the signs and symptoms of cognitive dysfunction
  • discuss the issue of anticholinergic burden in people with dementia and be familiar with the tools used to calculate anticholinergic burden
  • outline adjustments you and your team could make to improve consultations for people living with dementia and their family/carers
  • consider the use of medicines in dementia and your role in ensuring they are prescribed appropriately
  • signpost and refer people and their carers to engage local support services
  • become a Dementia Friends Champion and engage your team with the initiative.

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