Supporting Derek : a practice development guide to support staff working with people who have a learning difficulty and dementia
By: Watchman, Karen.
Contributor(s): Kerr, Diana | Wilkinson, Heather.Publisher: York Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2010Description: 58 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. + DVD.ISBN: 9781859357866.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | DEMENTIA | SUPPORT STAFF | STAFF TRAINING | BEST PRACTICES | CASE STUDIES
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|Book||IHC Library||780.1 WAT (Browse shelf)||Available||W000393|
|Book||IHC Library||780.1 WAT (Browse shelf)||Available||W009914|
Introduction|Who is this pack for?|What is in the pack|Aims of the pack|Language used|Topic 1: Learning difficulty and dementia|Topic 2: Understanding behaviour|Topic 3: Developing supportive and meaningful environments|Topic 4: Responding to pain|Topic 5: Effective communication|Topic 6: Meaningful activities|Topic 7: When a friend or relative has dementia|Topic 8: Nutrition and hydration|Topic 9: Night-time care|Topic 10: Palliative care
"This pack aims to equip staff and volunteers with the confidence and knowledge to provide a high quality of care that is appropriate to the individual needs of people with learning difficulty and dementia." Includes a DVD which should be used in conjunction with the training guide and is not intended to stand alone. The DVD can be watched at the end of each topic. Links to the DVD are provided to connect the theory to the case study presented in the DVD.