Challenging Behaviour in Dementia
- ·  Helps employers meet CQC requirements for staff training.
- ·  Meets the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities).
- ·  Meets the outcomes for Skills for Care Common Induction Standards 3 & 7.
- ·  Provides Evidence for Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) units DEM 205, DEM 207 & HSC 3045.
- ·  Provides Evidence for Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (QCF) units HSC3045 and DEM 310.
What does the Challenging Behaviour in Dementia training cover?
- Scope and purpose of the training pack
- Defining challenging behaviour
- Which behaviours might staff describe as challenges?
- Traditional Vs Contemporary approaches to dementia care
- Psychological protection theory
- Adaptive paranoia
- Self centeredness
- Exploring some typical challenging behaviours
- Reality Orientation and challenging behaviour
- Validation and expressing needs
- Using distraction
- Working with aggression
- Aggression and the autonomic nervous system
- The sympathetic nervous system
- The parasympathetic nervous system
- Threat signals
- Safety signals
- Dealing with aggression – verbal and non-verbal skills
- Aggression or assertiveness?
- Reaching resolution
- The ABC of challenging behaviour
- Staff support and supervision
- The challenging behaviour tool shed