Ageing and Dementia HSCP Funded

Event Type HSCP Funded
Presenter Details Professor Mary McCarron,Director, Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual DisabilityPrincipal Investigator, IDS-TILDA, Executive Director, National Intellectual Disability Memory Service
Ms Evelyn Reilly, Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner; National Intellectual Disability Memory Service & Daughters of Charity Service
Ms Pamela Dunne, Clinical Nurse Specialist, National Intellectual Disability Memory Service & Daughters of Charity Services
Dr Eimear McGlinchey, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Refreshments Included No
Free Event No
How to Book Register for this event at the below link
Booking Link https://www.iaslt.ie/learning-centre/cpd-training-in-ageing-and-dementia/
Contact Person Philip Murphy
Contact Email [email protected]
Total Event Cost 15.00
Date 13 Feb 2023 10:00 - 13 Feb 2023 12:00

Ageing and Dementia: IASLT is delighted to bring you this course, funded by the HSCP Office and facilitated by the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability. It will run over five afternoons. While this course includes content on ageing and dementia in people with intellectual disability, it is relevant to therapists working in all settings where they encounter and support people with dementia and their carers.

Ageing and Dementia 5-week Course Details

Venue and Dates
This course will be held on Zoom 2pm-4pm on the following dates:

February 13th 2023, from 10am - 12pm

February 20th, 27th 2023 from 2pm-4pm

March 6th, 13th 2023 from 2pm-4pm

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TIME FOR THE COURSE IS DIFFERENT ON FIRST DAY WHEN IT RUNS IN THE MORNING FROM 10am - 12pm. IT RUNS FROM 2pm - 4pm ON ALL THE SUBSEQUENT DATES

Member Fee: € 15
Non-Member Fee: € 15

 

More information and booking link

https://www.iaslt.ie/learning-centre/cpd-training-in-ageing-and-dementia/

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the determinants of health and wellbeing for older adults with an intellectual disability
  • Understand cognitive changes - What is and what is not dementia
  • Types and symptoms of dementia
  • The stages of dementia and common care challenges
  • Assessment and interventions for a range of presentations
  • A person-centred approach to care - Creating dementia friendly environments
  • End of Life: Palliative care and the person living with dementia; swallowing and nutritional challenges
  • How to alleviate distress in persons with dementia and ID

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