Improve outcomes for patients with dementia who undergo surgery by following a suggested care pathway. This module covers ethical issues such as capacity and consent, as well as delirium, peri-operative care and the role of patients' families and friends.
This module describes the Newcastle Model – a useful framework to understand behaviour that challenges, and provides a structure for effective interventions that keep people with dementia at the centre of care.
Discover how agitation affects older people and their interactions with others, and learn about current best practice. This module focuses on communication and non-pharmaceutical interventions, and includes a case study to illustrate how they are applied.