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Care of People with Dementia

Care of People with Dementia

Care of People with Dementia

Emma Vardy and Louise Robinson
Emma Vardy and Louise Robinson
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 04 Sep 2018

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This session looks at the broader aspects of caring for people with dementia, including issues around driving, non-cognitive symptoms and how people with dementia may also develop problems with swallowing.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Understand the driving guidelines specific to dementia
• Recognise that there are non-cognitive aspects to dementia
• Understand the causes of swallowing problems in dementia and be aware of management issues
• Be aware of both pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of the non-cognitive aspects to dementia
• Describe the issues particular to dementia in end of life care and some of the issues relating to carers of people with dementia
Emma Vardy and Louise Robinson

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Emma Vardy and Louise Robinson
on behalf of Health Education England

Emma Vardy -
Dr Emma Vardy is an NIHR clinical lecturer in elderly medicine working in the North West of England.

She has trained as a registrar in elderly medicine and completed a PhD on the subject of Alzheimer’s disease.

Her current role enables her to combine completion of her training in elderly medicine, experience in the diagnosis of dementia (working on the cerebral function unit at Salford Royal hospital) and continuation of her research interest in dementia.

Louise Robinson -
Louise Robinson is a GP and Professor of Primary Care and Ageing at Newcastle University. Her research programme is centred on Primary Care: Ageing and Older People’s Wellbeing, especially those living with dementia.

Louise is currently the Royal College of General Practitioners National Clinical Champion for Ageing and Older People and also leads the Primary Care Clinical Studies Group of the Dementia and Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN).

She has published over 50 peer reviewed articles and co-authored the chapter on mental health for older people in primary care for the Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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