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b.a. said...
it was a very interesting course, I learnt alot
Course:
Dementia Study Day for HCSW's
Rating:
4.9 stars out of 5
17 reviews
Tutor(s):
Joanna James
Tutor Profile:
Jo James – Lead Nurse Dementia Jo has been a registered nurse for 27 years and originally trained at St Mary’s Hospital. She specialised initially in Emergency Care and service redesign, working as an Emergency Department Sister, Nurse Practitioner and Matron in charge of training as well as on a large scale service redesign and hospital rebuild project. Since 2008, she has specialised in the care of older people and people with dementia and the development of hospital services to improve standards of care. Jo has been involved with service improvement in the field of dementia care both locally and nationally. She is a member of the Strategic Clinical Network Leadership Group for Dementia in London and a King’s College Older Persons Nursing Fellow. Jules Knight – Dementia Clinical Nurses Specialist Jules is a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and has twenty years post qualification experience focused in dementia care, primarily as an Admiral Nurse Team Leader supporting families affected by dementia in the community and also working with people with Young Onset Dementia in a Memory Service. Jules started working at Imperial College in November 2014, and her focus continues to focus on enabling people with dementia develop strategies to cope and live life positively ensuring that staff focus on the person and their needs. Jules is also a King's College Older Persons Fellow.
Department:
Nursing Education | Imperial
Provider:
Nursing Education
Administrator:
Aku Ocansey-Nyako
Description:
Attending a dementia study day is part of the Care Certificate competencies which Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) have to complete.

The purpose of the Care Certificate is to ensure that healthcare support workers in all clinical roles have the required values, behaviours, competencies and skills to provide high quality compassionate care.  It is a national requirement from April 2015 and will be monitored through the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections.
Duration:
1 days
Mode of Delivery:
Lectures and group work
Targeted Audience:
Healthcare Support Workers
Prerequisites:
THIS STUDY DAY IS FOR HEALTHCARE SUPPORT WORKERS ONLY
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No
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