Not all people with dementia have challenging behaviours. Most of us can be challenging if our stress levels outstrip our ability to cope. This 3 hour course looks at challenging behaviour from a person centred perspective. Increasing our empathic understanding of the person’s needs will help us to support the client and reduce the unwanted behaviours .
7 things you will gain from attending:-
Identify the common difficulties for people with dementia
Empathise how these difficulties may lead to challenging behaviour
Be able to carry out an analysis of the causes of the challenging behaviour
Understand how to manage the environment to reduce challenging behaviour
List the medical treatments to treat challenging behaviour
Describe the measures to take to reduce stress for people with dementia