EMPOWERING LOCAL COMMUNITIES THROUGH SPORT

SHORT COURSES Introduction to Dementia Care

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?

  1. Scope and purpose of the training pack
  2. Defining challenging behaviour
  3. Which behaviours might staff describe as challenges?
  4. Traditional Vs Contemporary approaches to dementia care 
  5. Psychological protection theory 
  6. Denial 
  7. Adaptive paranoia
  8. Confabulation 
  9. Withdrawal
  10. Self centeredness
  11. Exploring some typical challenging behaviours 
  12. Reality Orientation and challenging behaviour 
  13. Validation and expressing needs 
  14. Using distraction 
  15. Working with aggression 
  16. Aggression and the autonomic nervous system
  17. The sympathetic nervous system 
  18. The parasympathetic nervous system 
  19. Threat signals 
  20. Safety signals 
  21. Dealing with aggression – verbal and non-verbal skills 
  22. Aggression or assertiveness? 
  23. Reaching resolution
  24. The ABC of challenging behaviour
  25. Antecedents 
  26. Behaviour 
  27. Consequences 
  28. Staff support and supervision 
  29. The challenging behaviour tool shed