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Unit DEM: 210
Unit Title: Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals with dementia Unit sector reference: DEM 210
Level: 2
Credit value: 3
Guided learning hours: 19
Unit expiry date: 31/05/2015
Unit accreditation number: A/601/9434
Unit purpose and aim
This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required to develop and implement positive interaction and communication with individuals with dementia. Answer the following questions units either one of the method of producing evidence e.g.: reflective account, question and answer, case study and other evidence.(if you are a learn direct candidate refer to the reading resources on your account to support with the terms, vocabulary and key wards)

Learning Outcomes
The learner will:
1) Be able to communicate with individuals with dementia
Assessment Criteria
The learner can:
1.1.1 Describe how memory impairment can affect the ability of an individual with dementia to use verbal language

Give an example from your work place:

1.1.2 Gather information from others about an individual’s preferred methods of communicating to enhance interaction Give an example from your work place:

1.1.3 Use information about the communication abilities and needs of an individual with dementia to enhance interaction

Give an example from your work place:

1.1.4 Use a person centred approach to enable an individual to use their communication abilities

Give an example from your work place:

1.1.5 Demonstrate how interaction is adapted in order to meet the communication needs of an individual with dementia

Give an example from your work place:

2 )Be able to apply interaction and communication approaches with individuals in dementia Assessment Criteria
The learner can:
2.2.1 List different techniques that can be used to facilitate positive interactions with an individual with dementia Give an example from your work...
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