15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the current UK legislative framework and health and social policy processes in place to safeguard people with dementia, within a landscape for social- and health-care increasingly defined by an agenda of choice-promotion and maintaining independence and wellbeing. It will also give them the knowledge to review adult safeguarding procedures for people with dementia; to plan and develop proportionate and timely approaches to safeguarding people with a diagnosis of dementia; to integrate best practice in safeguarding with broader awareness of initiatives to create `dementia friendly' settings and provision of support enabling people to live well with dementia; to better manage in practice the dual concerns of risk and choice in dementia

Staff Contact: Maureen Howard
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK