DEM 313-Equality, Diversity and inclusion in Dementia Care Practice
The DEM 313-Equality, Diversity and inclusion in Dementia Care Practice teaches learners the concept of personhood; promotion of selfidentity; rights of the individual, dignity, respect, antidiscriminatory/anti-bias approach; quality of experience; promotion of independence; importance of culture, beliefs and value systems; Rogers’ growth promoting climate; Maslow’s hierarchy of needs; effects of discrimination on eg self-esteem, communication, mental health.
Further it also teachers learners the effects on self-esteem, self-confidence; effects on self identity; preservation of personhood; rights of the individual; legislative requirements eg Human Rights Act 1998, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Care Standards Act 2000; quality of experience; effects on cognitive functioning; effects on mental health status.
Learning outcomes for Unit 16 (DEM 313)-Equality, Diversity and inclusion in Dementia Care Practice.
- At the end of the training course learners should be able to understand and appreciate the importance of diversity of individuals with dementia and apply it when working with people with dementia.
- Learners should also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of person-centred approaches in the care and support of individuals with dementia.
- After the training learners should be able to understand ways of working with a range of individuals who have dementia to ensure diverse needs are met.
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