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Supporting people with learning disabilities and dementia : a training pack for support staff (based on the Supporting Derek film and guide) / Karen Watchman, Heather Wilkinson and Philly Hare

By: Watchman, Karen.
Contributor(s): Wilkinson, Heather | Hare, Philly.
Hove : Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd, 2018Description: 84 pages : illustrations, some colour ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781912755066.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | DEMENTIA | DOWN SYNDROME | SUPPORT STAFF | STAFF TRAINING | BEST PRACTICES
Contents:
About the authors. - Itroduction. - Session 1: Introduction to Down's syndrome and dementia. - Session 2: The lived environment. - Session 3: Let's talk about dementia. - Session 4: Planning ahead and summary. - Resources. - PowerPoints.
Summary: "Previously the 'Supporting Derek' resource provided introductory information and suggested activties to help staff support people with learning disabilities and dementia. In this revised and updated edition, the authors have developed a structured training programme that will enhance the learning of the whole staff team, with a self-study guide included to benefit staff or volunteers who may find it difficult to attend formal training. The training will be valuable to all health and social care pratitioners who support people who have a learning disability and dementia, or who are at risk of developing one and people who have a learning disability who live or work alongside people who have dementia." - BOOK JACKET
List(s) this item appears in: Down syndrome and dementia-(supporting someone with) Jan 2019 | Down syndrome- general. March 2019 CM
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About the authors. - Itroduction. - Session 1: Introduction to Down's syndrome and dementia. - Session 2: The lived environment. - Session 3: Let's talk about dementia. - Session 4: Planning ahead and summary. - Resources. - PowerPoints.

"Previously the 'Supporting Derek' resource provided introductory information and suggested activties to help staff support people with learning disabilities and dementia. In this revised and updated edition, the authors have developed a structured training programme that will enhance the learning of the whole staff team, with a self-study guide included to benefit staff or volunteers who may find it difficult to attend formal training. The training will be valuable to all health and social care pratitioners who support people who have a learning disability and dementia, or who are at risk of developing one and people who have a learning disability who live or work alongside people who have dementia." - BOOK JACKET

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