Complexity in Dementia
Complexity in dementia 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
Ian Davies Abbott
• Definitions and aetiology of crisis and complexity in the context of dementia care • Revisiting concept of quality of life and notions of wellbeing in the context of living with dementia in the bilingual context • Theoretical and ethical models as applied by staff • Critical analysis of person centred care notions in the context of crisis and complexity in living with dementia • Consideration of the impact of issues such as training, standards etc. • Responses to crisis and their relative promotion or hindrance of wellbeing • Triadic constructions of complexity • Relationship centred care and its underpinning ‘senses framework’ • Risk assessment and risk avoidance is a necessary consideration in relation to assessment at times of crisis • Functional analysis skills for behaviours that challenge • Language awareness in the bilingual context
-threshold -Basic understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Basic understanding of professional accountability issues. Students will be required to achieve a minimum of D- grade in the assignment to in order to pass the theory component of the module.
-good -Good Good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module. Good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade C- in the Grading Criteria.
-excellent -Excellent Very good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module and evidence of additional evidence gained by the student. Very good understanding of professional accountability issues. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade A- in the Grading Criteria
- Analyse the potential impact on people with dementia and their carers during common transitional points when living with dementia.
- Compare experiences of crisis and complexity for people living with dementia, their carers, professionals and provider organizations
- Critically appraise context appropriate intervention strategies to promote quality of life for people with dementia and their carers.
- Critically appraise practice and organisational values and their contribution towards crisis and complexity
- Evaluate the extent to which systems and organisations may contribute to crisis and the steps towards resolution.
Case study presentation
Critical reflection on case study