Stress and distress


Stress and distress is a course designed to support workers who support those living with different neurological conditions such as dementia.  Understanding that the person exoperiences frustration and anxiety due to the neurological changes is key to beginning to supporting someone and understanding their needs and expectations.  Sometimes behaviour and language can be difficult o make sense of and this course will help learners to look for less obvious signs that behaviours often stem from the condition the person is living with and is not simply a bad mood or the person having a bad day.

What you will learn

Bt the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Explain stress and distress in terms of the biopsychosocial model;​

Explain stress and distress considering the person's altered state of reality;​

Outline behavioural assessment;​

Outline the skills used to prevent stress and distress in dementia;​

Recognise when further support is required and where it can be accessed;​

Recognise and respond to your own stress when dealing with distressed behaviours

Further information

Supportive Solutions
Supportive Solutions
2 Hours
£250 (ex VAT)
On demand
Course type:
Virtual delivery

Contact Information

Supportive Solutions

18A Backbrae Street
G65 0NH