03/09/2021 - 28/09/2021    
9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Bookings closed


Northridge House Education Centre
St. Luke's Home, Castle Road, Mahon, Cork

Event Type

5 Day Dementia Programme
(ABA Category 1 Approved 35 CEUs)

This new course offers those working in older adult care settings the opportunity  develop and expand their knowledge, skills and attitudes in providing sophisticated dementia care across a range of settings.  The course will enable RNs take a critically self-reflective approach to identify what evidence based practice achieves.  The course is designed to run over 5 full days in a 10 week period and will include both national and international   best practice innovations.  The aim of this innovative course is enable RNs develop cultures of person-centeredness and improve the quality of life and quality of care for people with dementia.

The course is centred around 5 Themes:

Theme 1        Memory loss and Dementia typology and implications

Theme 2        Climate for sophisticated dementia care: innovation and action

Theme 3        Therapeutic interventions: past, present and future directions

Theme 4        Supporting the person with responsive behaviour

Theme 5        Confidence & competence for innovative practice

The approach taken on this course will be that of work-based learning where the learner will be required to undertake specific activities between each formal education day in order to demonstrate professional learning and improve reflective skills.

Week 1-2       Evaluate own work place culture

Week 2-4       How is person centeredness revealed

Week 4-6       Leading an innovation (therapeutic intervention)

Week 6-8       Using an ABC approach recording and resolving

Week 8-10     Managing change and increasing benefit    

5 Day Dementia Programme will be held on
3rd, 17th, 31st Aug, 14th, 28th Sept.



Bookings are closed for this event.

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