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4-Topic Refresher 3
'Knowledge that is not refreshed is forgotten'

This three-hour course reminds all disciplines of staff about key issues regarding Dementia, Diabetes, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke.
 
This four topic combination is the perfect refresher when longer training may not be needed.
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4-Topic Refresher 3

Three hours

Refresher

Care, nursing and other staff who have had prior training in the four topics under discussion.

To refresh staff knowledge regarding the key issues of Dementia, Diabetes, Parkinson's Disease and Stroke
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Up to 15 students

Dementia
Progressive nature of dementia
Dementia affects people differently
Alzheimer's and vascular disease
3 Key stages of dementia
Key features of good care

Diabetes
Controlling glucose levels
Type I diabetes and insulin
Pre-meal glucose levels
Hypoglycaemia treatment
Starchy food and drink
Other professionals

Parkinson's Disease
Dopamine deficiency
Bradykinesia and forward lean
Levodopa therapy
Preventing choking
Repositioning and exercise

Stroke
Causes of stroke
Opposite side effected
Preventing choking
Need to exercise limbs
FAST - Face, Arms, Speech, Time
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Workbook exercises, group discussion

Students are assessed on their performance in the class and in the summative test at the end.

The Care Certificate
Care Standards Act
Skills for Care Induction Standards
Diploma in Health & Social Care
National Vocational Qualifications

Attendance forms
Workbooks
Knowledge tests (multiple choice)
Feedback forms
Certificates

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This course description is not a contract and content may be subject to change.
Infection Control, Nutrition & Hydration,  
Recording Care, Emergency Response
Safeguarding, Health & Safety
Food Hygiene, Fire Safety
Dementia, MCA, DOLS,
Challenging Behaviour
Dementia, Diabetes, Parkinson's, Stroke