Key Facts

Module Title: NUR-30196: The Management of Dementia & Co-morbid Physical Illness [Workshop]
Mode of Study:Trimester 2/3/April
Contact Details:Contact School of Nursing & Midwifery - 01782 679559
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Fees: Click for details

This workshop has been developed in collaboration with the Trust partners, in an effort to provide a bridging platform for practitioners wishing to expand their knowledge and skills base in relation to service user inclusion, health promotion and early intervention in the care of the person with dementia.

Studied as a workshop, it will provide learning opportunities to any health professional involved in the assessment of older adults in any health or social care setting.

NOTE: This is a stand-alone workshop (£100). Please contact the School for further details. Workshops are not assessed. Please click here for its 5-credit equivalent.


Workshop Aims: To develop underpinning knowledge in relation to caring for the person with dementia and co-morbid physical health conditions.

Intended Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop strategies to improve effective care delivery in the context of co-morbid physical illness and cognitive impairment.
  • Explore the impact of dementia on a person's physical health and the link between physical illness and cognitive impairment 
  • To analyse how dementia and polypharmacy may impact on the person's ability to self-medicate safely and dementia treating medicine management
  • Identifying the principles of holistic, person centred assessment.