Life Enriching Ways Through Late Stage Dementia – 16th Nov


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Please note that this training consists of two 90-minute sessions taking place on separate dates, both of which must be attended

Time & Date: Thursday 16th Nov, 9:00am – 10:30am and Thursday 30th Nov 9:00am to 10:30am

Price: €70

Suitable for: Healthcare assistants, carers, and all persons supporting those in the late stages of dementia

In this newly developed course, tutor Joyce Fitzpatrick will cover the latest findings relating to supporting those with late stage dementia. You will have an opportunity to apply your new skills to your own workplace/care environment and to then share your experiences, questions, and successes with Joyce and your fellow attendees in the second session which will help hone your skills and grow your confidence.

Topics covered will include:

  • Dementia Care Mapping – learn to identify personal needs at this stage of life
  • Alzheimer Observational Tool
  • Rhythm, Melody and Harmony – using the senses to enrich interactions
  • Terminal Lucidity – connecting to the end
  • Coma Touch – providing comfort and being present
  • Privacy, Confidentiality, and Consent

About the tutor:

Social and Therapeutic Horticulturist Joyce Fitzpatrick has an impressive history of supporting nursing home residents for nearly 20 years, and has considerable experience in adapting & delivering projects to spread joy with a mixed ability group. She is passionate about nature and the environment and brings a wealth of knowledge to each course with importance placed on assisting each learner within their specific situation.

Disclaimer: The scheduled course/workshop is run based on a minimum number of attendees.
Engaging Dementia reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course in the event of unforeseen
circumstances or insufficient numbers.
Places are offered on a first come first serve basis and places cannot be guaranteed until confirmation
of full payment of course fees is received.

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