Improving pain management for people with dementia

Improving pain management is a skills-based course, which follows on from our Step inside dementia programme.

One day course from £695 for up to 16 people

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Research has highlighted that people with dementia are at higher risk of experiencing unmanaged pain. Our course provides participants with the evidence and understanding, as well as practical tools, to enable them to assess pain in people with dementia and overcome barriers to pain management.

To book a course or for more information, please contact the Training and Consultancy team on 01904 567909 or email [email protected]. Alternatively, please make an online enquiry and we'll get back to you.

Key information

Pricing: Our training is flexible and cost-effective - we do not charge VAT.  We run training in your workplace and offer bespoke consultancy.

Our pricing is dependent on your sector:

Social care and third sector organisations: £695 excluding expenses
Health care and statutory sector organisations: £795 excluding expenses
Private sector organisations: £895 excluding expenses

Who should attend? It is suitable for anyone working or volunteering in the health and social care sectors.

Course level: Specialist practice and development

Course category: Intermediate

Course duration: One full day

Delivery style: Interactive face-to-face training

Pre-course requirements: Step inside dementia or equivalent previous dementia knowledge and/or experience.

Delegate numbers: Groups of 8-16 delegates. An extra charge will apply for additional delegates up to a maximum of 20.

Learn outcomes

  • Understand how pain is experienced by people in different ways
  • Describe how damage to the brain caused by dementia may affect a person’s experience of pain
  • Understand why people with dementia are at risk of experiencing unmanaged pain
  • Understand the principles and practice of pain management
  • Be able to apply methods of assessing pain in people with dementia
  • Be aware of barriers to pain management and plan to overcome these

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