This course is only available to UNISON members.
Dementia – Understanding Stress and Distress
This training will help you to understand what we mean by stress and distress, identify the factors which can contribute to people with dementia feeling stressed or/and distressed and improve your skills in working with people who experience this. It will cover understanding behaviour as a means of communication of needs & identifying those needs; the impact of changes in the brain and the environment on behaviour; recognise the social and emotional needs of people with dementia; Identify the triggers for distressed behaviour; developing strategies and interventions for distressed clients.
The workshop supports the outcomes of the Dementia Learning & Development Framework. It will be delivered by Dr Una Lynch from Sonrisa Solutions Ltd., qualified nurse, midwife and health visitor for over thirty years who has worked in academia, policy and practice and is a senior associate with the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre.
Tutor: Dr Una Lynch
Tutor's organisation: Sonrisa Solutions Ltd
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Organising to Win
Over the past number of years UNISON has been supporting members to access the Open University pre-reg nursing initiative through the provision of the K101 health and social care module and our workshop programme.
This workshop will help members prepare for the OU pre-reg nursing interview which is very competitive. It will help applicants identify relevant skills and convey them in an interview setting.Please only book a place if you have been shortlisted for interview.
Bargaining and Equality
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