Getting Older, What’s in Store…

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Explore the changes that occur in later life. Understand the conditions often seen in older people. Learn how to make a real difference with your support.

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Overview

This workshop will explore the changes that occur in later life and what we can do to stay healthy, including how to make the most of voluntary sector support. You will finish the workshop with a clear understanding of the conditions often seen in older people such as; delirium and dementia, falls and Parkinsons Disease.

Why us?

  • This masterclass has been created and delivered by practitioners who specialise within their area of nursing. Years of experience and knowledge has provided a great interest from practitioners in wanting to attend this update. 

Course structure

This course will take place in the Science Complex which contains the Living Lab, an integrated facility, supported with IT connectivity that enables a range of patient journeys and scenarios to be modelled.

Topics covered include:

  • Physiology of ageing
  • Medicines Management and poly-pharmacy
  • Delirium
  • Long Term Conditions
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Falls
  • Maintaining Wellness
  • Utilising voluntary organisations
  • Supporting carers

Sciences Complex,
City Campus,
Sunderland,
SR1 3RG

54.905143,-1.392352

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Facilities

This course is based in the Sciences Complex at our City Campus, which boasts excellent facilities and cutting-edge equipment thanks to multi-million-pound investments.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a Registered Nurse.

Fees and finance

The fee for this course is £110.

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