Dementia & Loss

Irish Hospice Foundation


Course Name Dementia & Loss
Course Provider Irish Hospice Foundation
Course Code 44734 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Palliative Care and End of Life
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Attendance Options Day release
Location (Districts) Dublin 2
Enrolment Date 12/11/2018
Start Date 28/03/2019
Course Content This workshop will explore the unique losses and grief associated with dementia and what can help both the person with the diagnosis, and their carers to cope. It will look at the different types of losses e.g. ambiguous, anticipatory and disenfranchised, that are common with dementia. The impact of each on the person with the diagnosis, their carers and the wider family will be examined, along with various supports and approaches that can help people to cope with these challenging losses.
Learning Outcomes

Expand+On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

• understand the unique losses and consequent grief associated with dementia;
• understand how the various losses can impact on both the person with a diagnosis of dementia, their carers...

Course Fee €100 (1-day workshop)includes light lunch/tea and coffee.
Target Audience Professionals and volunteers who may wish to learn more about loss and bereavement and for those working with people who have experienced a major loss.
Start and Finish Times 9.15am - 4.15pm
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Currently open for booking.
28th March 2019 (1-day workshop)
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Further Enquiries Iris Murray
Telephone: 01 679 3188
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