This workbook underpins the knowledge needed by frontline workers in adult social care to provide care for the person with dementia.
It is intended for use by employees for in-house training to aid care workers' continuing professional development, or by external trainers, publishers or awarding bodies. It will be of value to new workers entering the social care sector, as well as social workers who are continually developing their knowledge within the field of dementia.
Continuous Professional Development
Professionals within the social care sector are required to undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Those who use this resource will be able to gain CPD points.
Social care workers in older people's services, training providers, publishers and awarding bodies.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 01 June 2010
The chapters are based on the four main areas of the new dementia care qualifications that will appear in the new Qualifications and Credit Framework:
Chapter one: Defining dementia
Chapter two: Supporting individuals
Chapter three: Caring for the person with dementia
Chapter four: Roles, boundaries and legal frameworks
Each chapter contains useful learning activities and case studies based on current policy and research, as well as a continuing professional development log.