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Whether we at the DSDC are facilitating carers workshops or providing workforce training, the issue of supporting distressed behaviour always arises.  A colleague and I recently finished a large project which centred on training for social care leaders, and supporting individuals with distress was a major theme of many of our discussions.  This is a very complex issue for services.

In order to support a person with dementia who experiences distress, a service must address a number of issues:

Front line staff, and sometime leaders as well, want to immediately address more effective interventions to use.  Something that works when the offer of a cup of tea doesn’t distract the individual from their anxiety, or frustration, or agitation.  But in order to identify effective interventions there is work that must first be done. Good...

Dementia Centred
17th Oct 2018

In August, DSDC was invited to Singapore to deliver dementia education for a clients’ homecare and day centre...

Dementia Centred
16th Oct 2018
Dementia Centred
16th Oct 2018

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