Introduction to Module 4

Welcome to Module 4 – Understanding Dementia

This module focuses on Understanding and Supporting individuals with Dementia. Module 4 aims to increase your awareness of the complexity of practice needed to truly support and provide person centered care someone with dementia.

You will view 5 short films that follow George Reed’s experience of having dementia and the challenges he faces when losing his close companion and the support she gave him. The films will also explore how the differences between dementia, depression and delirium can be difficult to identify.

By reflecting on the films you will be able to:

At the end of the module you will be able to complete the assessment to receive a certificate of completion for Module 4.

Please note that the films are to provide a stimulus for reflection and discussion and not intended to necessarily represent ‘best practice’.

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