Health and Social Care

Dementia Care at End of Life for HCA’s & HCSW’s

Mandy Elliot
Mandy Elliot

Time: 09.30 – 13.30

Dates: Wednesday 15th May 2024

Price: £50

Where: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

This new study half-day is suitable for healthcare assistants and health and social care support workers who want to make a difference in dementia and end of life care.

The course will provide an overview of dementia and some of the effects, with the following learning objectives:

  • Identify some helpful analogies for explaining dementia concepts to families
  • Identify the most common types and causes of dementia
  • Identify the principles of communication in dementia
  • Describe some of the available tools for identifying and assessing pain in dementia
  • Identify the principles of person-centred care
  • Identify how to recognise end of life stage in dementia

This course will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams which can be booked below – please ensure that individual emails are supplied as we are unable to accept generic emails. After booking you will receive a joining link to the email address you have registered by the day before the event. This link is specific to the individual and we respectfully ask that this is not shared in anyway.

Please contact education@stwh.co.uk with any queries.