People suffering with Parkinson’s disease can continue to live a normal life but carers and relatives alike need to be aware that this is a degenerative condition. Each persons needs and support levels will be different and these will vary for the individual over time, they will have good and bad days.
Max of 20 delegates
The course aims to equip staff with the necessary skills to understand the debilitating condition of Parkinson’s disease and aims to enable staff to assist with the very special emotional and practical needs of the resident and their family.
- Be able to recognise different stages of the condition
- Understand the impact the disease can have on everyday activities
- Will learn how to improve the well-being of the person with Parkinson’s disease
- Will learn how good communication skills can reduce the residents frustrations and assist with the compilation of care plans
This half day course can be conducted at your premises for a maximum of 20 delegates.
If 2 half day sessions of the same course are booked for the same day, the second course is half price.
- Course content
- Recognising signs and symptoms
- Care planning
- Managing the condition
- An awareness of relevant pain relief
- Available mobility aids
- Continence management
- Possible everyday difficulties
- Emotional Health & well-being
- Specialist care
- All employees whose role is to provide care & support for those with this condition.
- There are no pre requisites for this course although a good understanding of English is required.
- Attendance certificates will be issued from Ashtree and can be used to provide evidence for Diploma’s in Health & Social Care levels 2 and 3.
- All course handouts are provided.
- Group price £310.00 + Vat for a max of 20 delegates
Group price £290.00 + Vat for 10 or less delegates