DCSETF: Pharmacological Interventions in Dementia Care
Relias Learning Ltd
About the CPD course
In this course; you will learn how medicines work to treat symptoms of dementia; when it is appropriate to use them; and about other non-pharmacological strategies you can use to treat symptoms of stress and distress in people with dementia without medicines. You will also learn what polypharmacy is and about the risks associated with using multiple medicines for older people in general and for people living with dementia specifically; and about recording and reporting any adverse effect you identify. This course will help you to ensure the people you care for get medicines that are safe and appropriate for their needs.
Relias Learning offers online training to NHS organisations, care homes and private GP practices. It’s our mission to help clients achieve the highest quality practice standards with online learning and mandatory training programs.