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End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia

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Course Features

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Duration

3 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Intermediate

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Effort

3 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

Research has shown that people with dementia and their families are not well-informed about and do not receive consistent care. This online course will help you to become more aware of the spiritual, psychosocial and physical needs of each person. This online course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to provide quality care and support for people living with dementia. You will also be able to communicate with and coordinate the care of their families.

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Future Learn offers this short online certification course in end-of-life care for people with dementia. It makes the candidates aware that their psychosocial, physical and spiritual needs are key to tackling this issue. The candidates learn to better communicate and coordinate care with their families. The learners develop the knowledge and understanding that help them provide better quality support to and enhance the wellbeing and dignity of people with dementia towards the end of life.

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Course Credibility

The completion of the course renders a certification from a leading e-learning platform Future Learn. It is o...
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Pedagogy

This 3-weeks course curriculum is divided into nine modules. Candidates enrolled in this course have the flex...
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Hands-on training

Even though hands-on training is not provided because it is a theory-based course, learners get ample opportu...
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Career impact

This 3-week course is aimed at health and social care professionals. The learner will need a basic level of d...
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Pricing

This one is offered without any cost, just that candidates have to pick a subscription plan to enrol and rece...
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Assessment

The curriculum comprises short-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities s...

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Skills You Will Gain

What You Will Learn

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Discuss individualised care, taking into account psycho-social, physical and spiritual needs

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Reflect on how social relationships and communication may be affected in advanced dementia

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Identify symptoms associated with end of life, including recognising and managing pain in people with dementia

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Explain the need to find meaning in the life and death of the person with dementia

Target Students

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This course is aimed at health and social care professionals

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You'll need a basic level of dementia awareness, which you may have gained in a health or social care setting, working with people with dementia, or through caring for a relative, friend or neighbour

Course Instructors

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Sarah Housden

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I'm a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of East Anglia

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