DEM301 Understand the Diversity of individuals with Dementia and the importance of Inclusion
The Unit 16 (DEM 310)-Understand the Diversity of individuals with Dementia and the importance of Inclusion helps learners acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills required to provide care or support to individuals with dementia in a wide range of settings. The unit begins by introducing the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person-centred care practice. It also defines diversity, equality, inclusion; relating the terms to individuals who have dementia; recognising individuality; application to practice, anti-discriminatory/anti-bias approach to support and care; concept of personhood; rights of the individual; needs and preferences of the individual; importance of faith, culture.
Learning outcomes for Unit 16 (DEM 310)-Understand the Diversity of individuals with Dementia and the importance of Inclusion
- The learners will be able to explain why an individual with dementia has unique needs and preferences
- Learners will also be able to describe how an individual with dementia may feel excluded , and why it is important to include an individual with dementia in all aspects of care practice.
- Learners will be able to demonstrate how to work in ways that ensure that the needs and preferences of individuals with dementia from a diverse range of backgrounds are met
- Understand how to apply a personcentred approach in the care and support of individuals with dementia
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