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.

Session Aims

This session will increase your awareness of early symptoms of dementia and Parkinson disease and also explores use of restraint in nursing homes.

Session Objectives

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.

Session Content

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

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This is a 3hr webinar delivered via zoom. There are no handouts or recordings of this session available.

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