Parkinsons and Dementia Awareness Training 27 September 2022
Date: 27 September 2022 Time: 13h00-16h00 CPD Hours : 3 Cost: £25.00 plus vat
Session Type : This is a live, interactive session using ZOOM.
Who should Attend
This update is for nurses, doctors, paramedics, pharmacists and allied health professionals who want to update their knowledge of specific conditions such as Parkinson’s and Dementia.
This session will increase your awareness of early symptoms of dementia and Parkinson disease and also explores use of restraint in nursing homes.
At the end of this session you will:
- Update knowledge of early signs and symptoms of dementia and Parkinson’s disease in nursing homes
- Recognise symptoms indicating a worsening of the condition and identify appropriate resources available to support management strategies.
- Have an opportunity to discuss common concerns through interactive participation and questioning of lecturers who are specialists in each area.
- Have an understanding of the law as it applies to patient restraint in the UK.
13h00 Use of restraint in healthcare organisations in England – a discussion of the Mental Health units (Use of Force) Act 2018
14h00 Management of Parkinson Disease including challenges and impact on peoples lives
15h00 Recognising early signs of dementia and management of symptoms
16h00 Session close
Lecturer: Jeshni Amblum-Almer ANP Lecturer and Dr Nora Vyas, Psychiatrist
This is a 3hr webinar delivered via zoom. There are no handouts or recordings of this session available.