Dementia: De-escalation Strategies

by Altura Learning
$20.00
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Course Description: 

As symptoms progress, a person living with dementia may find it increasingly difficult to express their needs. Changes in behaviour can occur as a way of communicating these needs. This course explores how to respond appropriately to agitated behaviour and de-escalate the situation when there are safety concerns.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe potential causes and triggers of changes in behaviour
  • Respond appropriately to agitated behaviour
  • Identify when and how to de-escalate the situation when there are safety concerns

Who is this course appropriate for:

This course is appropriate for all staff.

Continuing Professional Development Hours:

CPD: This course is worth 0.25 Continuing Professional Development hours.

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