Communication in Dementia Care
Communication in Dementia Care 2022-23
Ysgol Gwyddorau Meddygol ac Iechyd
Modiwl - Semester 1 a 2
Catrin Hedd Jones
• Communication as a physical process and profound social activity. • Recognition of the physical, social, psychological and cultural barriers that prevent effective communication. • Promotion of engagement through communication and the recognition of factors leading to dis-engagement. • Understanding and applying the theory and practice of person centeredness to the task and process of assessment. • Ethical issues and ethical reasoning in practice with reference to potential for abuse: empowerment, autonomy and rights
Part A =Weighting 25% of final module grade
Using the video of Naomi Feil and Gladys Wilson produce an outline of your assignment, in preparation for the summative written assignment. Students will be required to discuss the chosen case study as an individual presentation which will consist of a 15 minute presentation reflecting on the case study and the themes raised in the presentation.
Part B Weighting 75% of the final module grade. Essay (<3000 words)
To acheive an A grade studnts should (1) Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and detailed understanding of the learning outcomes.Includes new approaches to analysing and/or explaining the experience of living with/and workingwith people with dementia.(2) Demonstrates extensive background study in relation to the module learning outcomes. The work will contain logically presented and defended arguments whilst including significant elements of original interpretation and analysis. (3)Demonstrates an ability to identify, develop and present new links between topics. Includes newapproaches to analysing/or explaining a problem. (4)Be well structured and highly focussed. Be presented to very high standards with very accuratecommunication. (5)Have effective and accurate referencing throughout.
To acheive a B Grade the work should (1) Demonstrate strong knowledge and understanding of the learning outcomes. Use existing methods/approaches for analysing and/or explaining the experience of living with and/working withpeople with dementia. (2)Demonstrate evidence of background study in relation to the module learning outcomes. Containcoherently presented arguments whilst including some elements of original interpretation andanalysis. (3) Describe well known links between topics. Analyse and/or explain problems using existing methods/approaches. (4) Be well structured and focussed. Be presented to high standards with very accurate information. (5) Have effective and mostly accurate referencing throughout. To acheive a C Grade/ pass the work should: (1)Demonstrate knowledge of the learning outcomes. Attempt to analyse and/or explain the experience of living with/and working with people with dementia. (2) Demonstrate some if only limited background study in relation to the module learning outcomes.Attempt to present relevant and logical arguments whilst attempting analysis. (3) Describe major links between topics. Attempt to analyse and/ or explain problems. (4 ) Be focussed on the question (assessment brief) with only some irrelevant material and weaknesses in structure. Be free of major weaknesses in presentation and accuracy. (5) Have fairly effective referencing but with some referencing errors.
Work that does not meet the requirements would include the following Insufficient knowledge of the learning outcomes. No evidence of understanding the experiences of living with/and working with people with dementia. No evidence of background study in relation to module learning outcomes. No presentation of logical arguments. No description of links between topics. No attempt to solve problems. Tangential material, lacking a coherent structure. A weak presentation with many inaccuracies. Deficiencies in referencing with many referencing errors.