Delirium and dementia: caring for the confused adult in the acute care setting Apply Study day: Delirium and dementia: caring for the confused adult in the acute care setting With dementia and delirium together affecting 1 in 4 patients in acute hospitals, all healthcare and support staff will require an increased understanding of these conditions and how to address the challenges. This one day study day will give you some practical tips for improving the care of people who have symptoms of delirium and/or dementia. Course content includes: Recognising and responding to delirium and an overview of dementia Creating an environment that will minimise confusion Developing communication strategies to assist patients who have symptoms of delirium and/or dementia Supporting eating and hydration Recognising and managing pain Understanding and responding to distress Who is this study day for? Healthcare practitioners and support staff Study day code: CD0134N Location: Kingston University Pattern of Delivery: 1 day Course dates:* (9.30am – 4.30pm) 19 July 2017 18 July 2018 *Dates may change Study day leader: Denise Forte Fees: Available on request. Questions? Contact Denise Forte, Module Leader Please contact the PPD Programme Office who will be happy to help you with any queries.