Education & CPD

Preventing and Responding to Responsive Behaviours in the Older Person


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  •   Date: Tuesday, 04 April 2017
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 04 April 2017 09:45
  •   Start: Tuesday, 04 April 2017 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 04 April 2017 16:00
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick


This course outlines a person-centred approach to preventing and responding appropriately to responsive behaviours in elderly residents. The course includes advice on how to conduct assessment and care planning for residents with responsive behaviours.
  • Tuesday, 04 April 2017

  • 09:45
  • 10:00
    Introduction to Responsive Behaviours; Definitions, Categories and Causative/Contributing Factors
  • 11:15
    Tea / Coffee
  • 11:30
    DVD: Understanding Challenging Behaviours in Dementia
  • 12:00
    Effective Care Strategies for Responsive Behaviours
  • 13:00
  • 13:45
    Person-centred Assessment and Care Planning for Residents with Responsive Behaviours
  • 15:00
    The Use of Physical Intervention and the Use of Restraint
  • 16:00
    Questions, Evaluation and Close
  •   Location: Main Room, Limerick Office, Unit 4B, Courtfields Raheen, Limerick
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e:, t: 01 6640614

  1. Clarke C, Mantle R, (2016) Using risk management to promote person-centred dementia care, Nursing Standard, pp. 41-46.

  2. Whyte, A., (2016) Challenging behaviour: Finding another way, Nursing Standard, pp. 18-20..

  3. Inkley, F. and Goldberg, S., (2016) Managing verbal agitation in people with dementia and delirium, Nursing Older People, pp. 33-37..

  4. Keady, J. and Jones, L, (2010) Investigating the causes of behaviours that challenge in people with dementia, Nursing Older People, pp.25-2.

  5. Lizarondo, L., (2016) Aggression in the Elderly with Dementia: Non-Pharmacological Interventions Evidence Summaries 2016, Joanna Briggs EBP Database.

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