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The Health Care Training Company (THCTC)

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First listed on 2 September 2015
Last updated on 2 September 2015
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BESPOKE
A practical course on responding to and supporting those with challenging behaviours and dementia
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Description

The course was originally created for a residential care provider who supported those with mid to late dementia. They wanted to increase the amount of empathy shown by staff when responding to the distressed and agitated residents in their care. The course is now mandatory training for all new care team members.

This course is in two parts. The morning sessions look at what its like to be old, fragile and feel vulnerable. The afternoon builds on this to focuses on the practical management of challenging behaviour in those with dementia.

Aim
The aim of the course is to give care workers the skills and understanding to respond to and manage challenging behaviour in those with dementia.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day students will be able to identify:
1. The physical impact of aging on service users
2. The emotional impact of aging and dementia on service users
3. The precursors, triggers and escalation of a variety of challenging behaviours
4. How to minimise the effects of challenging behaviours
5. The appropriate management methods for a variety of challenging behaviours
6. How to improve team performance in the management of challenging behaviour

Training Methods
Students are taught using props to mimic the ageing process, group work and discussion.

Note
The instruction, use and type of any physical interventions is a agreed with the purchaser before delivery.

Who is it for?
Anyone working with clients who have challenging behaviours
How is it structured / delivered?

Class room based. Practical exercises and group discussion

Prerequisites
None
Qualification
Certificate of attendance
Accreditation
NCHA
Level

Company logo thctc
The Health Care Training Company (THCTC)

THCTC provide education that's entertaining to staff and volunteers. And entertainment that's educational to customers

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