Understanding the experience of pain and dementia

Programme summary

Pain is a common phenomenon which we are all likely to experience. For a person with dementia, however, communicating the experience of pain in order to receive holistic assessment, accurate recognition of the source of distress, and adequate pain relief, can be a difficult journey.

Participants will learn how to recognise signs of distress and the impact of pain for people with dementia. Assessment scales and person-centred strategies for managing pain will be explored which can be taken back by participants to make real changes in their practice environments.

Who is this programme for

  • All health and social care professionals who provide support to people with dementia who may be experiencing pain and distress

Further details

A one day learning programme.

This learning programme can also be offered at a location of your choice

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