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Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care (edX)

Provides an overview of Alzheimer’s disease, including pathophysiology, risk factors, stages, symptoms, diagnosis, including medications used to enhance cognitive function. Reviews modified communication strategies that optimize interactions and reduce behavioral expressions. Explores the topic of dementia caregiving, its challenges and resources available, as well as special care considerations when [...]

The Many Faces of Dementia (FutureLearn)

Jan 4th 2021
The Many Faces of Dementia (FutureLearn)
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Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. Explore key issues in dementia care and research, through four less common forms. Dementia is one of the foremost priorities in global health and is estimated to affect over 44 million people [...]

Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses (FutureLearn)

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Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses (FutureLearn)
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Be prepared for the future - learn to understand dementia as it progresses and how to seek support. Learn how to prepare for the future as dementia progresses. On this course you will learn how to be better prepared and supported to ensure quality of life and comfort for [...]
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64.00 EUR

Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well (FutureLearn)

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 Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well (FutureLearn)
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A course for carers, to help you stay connected to loved ones, manage stress at home and diffuse difficult situations. If you are a carer for a person living with dementia then this is a course for you. When it comes to understanding and supporting a person living with [...]
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64.00 EUR

Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour (FutureLearn)

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Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour (FutureLearn)
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This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia. If you are a carer looking after a family member with dementia in your own home or a professional working with people with dementia, this free online course will help you better [...]

Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing (FutureLearn)

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 Literature and Mental Health: Reading for Wellbeing (FutureLearn)
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Find out how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with deep emotional strain in this free online course. The great 18th century writer Dr Samuel Johnson, who suffered from severe bouts of depression, said “the only end of writing is to enable the reader better [...]