Malcolm Day

Caring for the Person with Dementia


Underpinning knowledge for frontline workers in adult social care

The Skills for Care and Development knowledge set for Caring for the Person with Dementia can be used separately or alongside the Common Induction Standards as part of a care worker’s continuing professional development.

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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.


ISBN: 9781841962559
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.


Malcolm Day is registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as an adult nurse and nursing lecturer/practice educator. He is a fellow of the Institute for Learning and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is the recipient of a British Council Teacher Exchange grant and a USAid/UNCF Scholarship. Malcolm has previously worked as a clinical lead in care of the elderly, and as a care home manager. He has held university lectureships in nursing, community care and care management, and has undertaken commissioned research for the UK Department of Health and the Government of Canada. Malcolm has worked extensively in Canada and South Africa as a visiting lecturer in recognition of prior learning (RPL). He is currently a lecturer in adult nursing and an RPL advisor at the University of Nottingham.


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