Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia Workshop

The purpose of the Workshop

The workshop maps onto the Enhanced and Expertise levels of practice required for the Promoting Excellence framework. It offers a way of working, which facilitates comprehensive assessment to identify presenting problems which are impacting on the persons with dementia level of functioning. The workshop will enable the clinician to take a holistic view of the person’s difficulties, which will guide and inform goal setting and the use of appropriate cognitive rehabilitation strategies.

The aims of this training:

  • to update your knowledge on cognition and cognitive impairment relating to different types of dementia
  • to gain a good understanding of the key principles of Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia
  • to learn about the different steps involved in Cognitive Rehabilitation.

Who should attend

This workshop is for staff working at Enhanced or Expertise level within the Promoting Excellence Framework. Staff must be currently working within Older People Mental Health Services (Community of Inpatient), Young Onset Dementia Services or Social Care settings. Staff who attend must have a good working knowledge of Cognitive Rehabilitation.

Trainers: Professor Jonathan Evans (Professor of Applied Neuropsychology, University of Glasgow) and Dr. Claire Donaghey (Programme Lead – Psychology of Dementia, NHS Education for Scotland).

Applying for this training

Follow the link to Questback and complete an application online at: https://response.questback.com/nhseducationfo rscotland/djsayau0vt   

Please note that the closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 25th May 2018 and confirmation of places will follow the week after.

 

For further information please contact:


Amy Taylor – Administrator Psychology of Dementia, NHS Education for Scotland 2 Central Quay 89 Hydepark Street Glasgow G3 8BW T: 0141 223 1456 E: Amy.Taylor@nes.scot.nhs.uk

 

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