European Certificate in Holistic Dementia Care (with NI Hospice)
September 2015 – for further details visit the Northern Ireland Hospice website: http://www.nihospice.org/Certificate_In_Dementia
This 8-week distance learning course is aimed specifically at helping healthcare professionals effectively treat this group of patients and support those who matter to them. The focus of this certificate is to address the needs and challenges of providing palliative and end-of life care to people with dementia. Issues addressed will include areas such as symptom management, clinical challenges, ethical dilemmas, communication issues, managing distressing behaviour, with the overall aim being to improve the quality of care in dementia.