Understand and Enable Interaction and Communication with Individuals Who Have Dementia

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H/SC Adults Intermediate NVQ Dementia Pathway CU1682 Understand and Enable Interaction and Communication with individuals who have Dementia Contents Understand the factors that can affect interactions and communication of individuals with dementia 4 1.1 Explain how different forms of dementia may affect the way an individual communicates. 4 1.2 Explain how physical and mental health factors may need to be considered when communicating with an individual who has dementia. 4 1.3 Describe how to support different communication abilities and needs of an individual with dementia who has a sensory impairment. 4 1.4 Describe the impact the behaviours of carers and others may have on an individual with dementia. 5 Be able to communicate with an individual with dementia using a range of verbal and non-verbal techniques 6 2.1 Demonstrate how to use different communication techniques with an individual who has dementia 6 2.2 Show how observation of behaviour is an effective tool in interpreting the needs of an individual with dementia 6 2.3 Analyse ways of responding to the behaviour of an individual with dementia, taking account of the abilities and needs of the individual, cares and others. 6 Be able to communicate positively with an individual who has dementia by valuing their individuality 7 3.1 Show how the communication style, abilities and needs of an individual with dementia can be used to develop their care plan 7 3.2 Demonstrate how the individuals preferred methods of interacting can be used to reinforce their identity and uniqueness 7 Be able to use positive interaction approaches with individuals with dementia 8 4.1 Explain the difference between a reality orientation approach to interactions and a validation approach 8 4.2 Demonstrate a positive interaction with an individual who has dementia. 8 4.3 Demonstrate how to use

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