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Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care : e-learning training course

Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Dementia Care  e-learning training course

This e-learning training course is aimed at those who provide care or support to individuals with dementia in a wide range of settings.  The course introduces the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice. After completing this course learners will be able to apply a person-centred approach to the support of individuals of different ages, from different ethnic origins and with learning disabilities.

Learning Objectives: at the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • explain why it is important to recognise that individuals with dementia have unique needs and preferences
  • describe ways of helping carers and others understand that an individual with dementia has unique needs and preferences
  • illustrate how values, beliefs and misunderstandings about dementia can affect attitudes towards individuals
  • list ways in which an individual can be helped to feel valued, included and able to engage in daily life
  • explain why individuals with dementia may feel excluded
  • explain the importance of including the individual in all aspects of their care
  • identify the differences between the experiences of an older individual with dementia and those of a younger person with the condition
  • outline the steps that might be taken to gain knowledge and understanding of the needs and preferences of individuals with dementia from ethnic origins
  • describe the knowledge and understanding required to work in a person-centred way with an individual with a learning disability and dementia.

The online materials include quizzes and activities to help reinforce learning as students work through the course.

A workbook is included that contains questions questions and exercises covering the required learning outcomes.  This can be completed on-screen or printed out and filled in by hand. Completion and manager sign-off provides evidence towards meeting the knowledge requirements of this course. 

QCF information:
Qualification credit value = 2 credits

This qualification conforms to the requirements of the new QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework).

This course is available FREE to qualifying care homes.  Call us now.

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