No rights if you’ve got dementia? Wrong! (2023/24)

Started 21 Nov 2023

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Full course description

Part 1 – Tuesday 21 November 2023 – 1:30pm to 5pm

Part 2 – Tuesday 28 November 2023 – 1:30pm to 5pm

£150 per person 

Lead trainer: Dan Kelleher


If you are booking this course on behalf of someone else please enter their name and email address on the booking form when prompted. If you are booking multiple places please enter the name and email address of each attendee on the same form.


During this course you will:


  • Gain an understanding of the key legislation relevant to mental capacity, deprivation of liberty, equality and human rights. 
  • Gain an understanding of consent procedures, assessing capacity, and supporting people living with dementia to make informed decisions. 
  • Develop skills in recognising a range of factors which may indicate neglect, abusive or exploitative practice. 
  • Gain knowledge in what to do if neglect, abusive or exploitative practice is suspected, including how to raise concerns within safeguarding or whistle blowing procedures. 
  • Develop an understanding of the dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights and carers wishes. 
  • Develop an understanding of some of the current ethical debates in dementia care (for example, the use of tracking devices or the use of cameras in the home)

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an e-certificate for their CPD records. 


Terms and Conditions 

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Cancellations must be made via email to A full refund will be given for cancellations made 4 weeks before the start date of the course, and a 50% refund will be given if cancelled 2 weeks before the start date of the course. No refund will be paid for any cancellations less than 2 weeks before the start date of the course.