Dementia

Capacity-building for clinical diagnosis and care management of dementia

It is an education programme for several different groups to improve their awareness of dementia and dementia care. Training for health professionals was offered to memory specialists, general practitioners, case managers, and community health doctors. By 2014, almost 700 memory specialists, 1,000 physicians and 200 nurses received the training. Educational programme for the general public included a national campaign co-sponsored by China Central Television (CCTV) and education for journalists.

Online Training for Dementia Care (痴呆优质照护在线培训课程)

The online training course is designed for professional care workers and family carers of persons with dementia. It was developed by Alzheimer’s Disease Chinese (ADC) in collaboration with Peking University Institute of Mental Health and China Alzheimer’s Project. There are 5 modules for the "Dementia: Basics course" and 10 modules for the "Dementia: Advanced course". Access to these 15-modules is available at http://921abc.com/do/item/ at any time, for a fee.

Consultancy service for a dementia-friendly environment (顾问服务)

The JCCPA provides consultancy services for organizations that wish to uplift overall care standards and effectiveness for persons with dementia and mild cognitive impairments.  The consultancy service covers: planning and management of projects and services for older persons, providing training on dementia, and designing buildings for persons with dementia.

Dementia Supporter Training Lecture (認知症サポーター養成講座)

The City offers a regular seminar on dementia, with a view to making their community dementia-friendly. Recognizing the fact that 1 in 10 older persons (65 years and above) living in Musashino City is affected by the disease, this free, public education programme provides basic knowledge and practical tips for comminicating and living with persons affected by dementia. Anyone living in Musashino City is welcome, and upon completion they are given an orange wrist band of "community dementia supporter".

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