ith dementia, and their families, are poorly understood and inconsistently addressed.
An awareness of the psychosocial, physical and spiritual needs of the whole person is key to tackling this issue - something that this online course will give you.
You’ll develop the knowledge and understanding that will help you provide better quality support to - and enhance the wellbeing and dignity of - people with dementia towards the end of life. You’ll also learn to better communicate and co-ordinate care with their families.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia course offered by FutureLearn in partnership with the University of East Anglia, you'll be able to:
Discuss individualised care, taking into account psycho-social, physical and spiritual needs
Reflect on how social relationships and communication may be affected in advanced dementia
Identify symptoms associated with end of life, including recognising and managing pain in people with dementia
Explain the need to find meaning in the life and death of the person with dementia
What topics will you cover?
Connecting with others
Advance care planning
Wellbeing at the end of life
Nutrition and hydration
Supporting families through grief
- 21 days
- 3 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesSocial Work Nursing Health Sciences View 37 other Short Courses in Nursing in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is aimed at health and social care professionals. 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.
During the course, you’ll be able to discuss your experiences with other learners and learn from theirs. It may also be useful to you to have a friend or colleague with whom you can discuss and reflect on issues that might arise during the course.
International69 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 69 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
National69 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 69 USD for the full programme during 21 days.