This Unit will provide students with an understanding of the neurology and diagnosis of dementia. It provides students with the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia and its impact on them and others

It will be viewed from a holistic standpoint and focuses on introducing students to person centred care for individuals with dementia. Person Centred Care is key to providing individualised, good quality care. The use of effective meaningful communication, supports and promotes the wellbeing of both the individuals, relatives, friends and colleagues.