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Dementia Care: Living Well as Dementia Progresses

Newcastle University via FutureLearn

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Get dementia care advice if you or someone you know is living with dementia

As dementia progresses, those with the condition are less able to share their views and wishes. Families and healthcare professionals may have to make difficult decisions on their behalf.

Studies show that it’s best to talk about the future early on, with the support of a healthcare professional. This aids decision making and helps to respect the person with dementia’s wishes.

On this course, you’ll learn how to be better prepared and supported for living with dementia yourself or caring for someone living with the disease.

You will learn ways to ensure good quality of life and comfort for both the carer and the person living with dementia.

This course is for designed for people living with dementia, or dementia carers and families of people with dementia.

The course is also ideal for healthcare professionals who ar interested in learning more about dementia or who are involved in caring for people with dementia.

Taught by

Louise Robinson


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