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Course Title: Course Details:

Parkinson’s

Awareness

 

Content:

 

  • Understand the need for a person-centred and strengths-based approach to support the well-being of individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and their families

  • Understand the underlying condition of Parkinson’s Disease

  • Understand the need to help in co-ordinating care for a person with Parkinson’s disease , protecting them from harm and injury

  • Understand some of the underlying causes of Parkinson’s Disease

  • Understand some of the common effects / presenting symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

  • Understand the processes of dementia as it relates to Parkinson’s Disease

  • Describe the uses of drugs related to this condition

  • Understand the need for positive and effective communication with the individual with Parkinson’s disease helping them to minimize frustration

  • Understand some ways to support families and friends of those with Parkinson’s Disease to develop understanding and coping strategies

  • Enabling a person with Parkinson’s disease to eat safely

  • Ensuring safe mobilization for a person with Parkinson’s Disease

  • Undertake a client centred risk assessment for a person with Parkinson’s disease


Who is the course aimed at?

 

All care staff

 

Cost and Duration:

 

3 Hours £25.00 Per person or £210.00 per course

 
 
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