Dementia Workshop

Half day course for those needing more information on how to help those with Dementia

 

Why is this training important?

The Dementia Workshop aims to develop the knowledge and skills required when providing positive care for people with dementia. We look at the impact caring for a person, with the condition, may have on family and friends. The workshop also gives an awareness of the causes and symptoms of dementia and is aligned to the National Dementia Strategy.

Who needs this training?

Family and informal carers who support a person with dementia in their own home. All new and current employees who support Individuals with dementia within a health or social care setting and anyone who has an interest in being aware of dementia.

Learning outcomes

  • Models and common types of dementia
  • The role of the carer in the support of individuals
  • Communication and interaction factors
  • Person centred approaches
  • Ways of working to ensure diverse needs are met
How long is the course?
Half day course. AM starting at 9.30 until 12.30 and PM starting at 1.30 and ending at 4.30
Are there any entry requirements?
No, just a willingness to learn.
How is the course assessed?
There is no formal assessment on this course but all who attend will be presented with an attendance certificate for CPD use.
Do I need to bring anything?

We supply tea, coffee and biscuits, there is an on-site cafe where you can but very tasty home-made cakes and snacks.

If you have any specific questions please email them to us prior to the start of the course.

What is the cost?
The cost is £50 (plus VAT) per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people and we will happily deliver this course wherever it is needed.

Friday 24th August AM

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Thursday 18th October AM

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To book a place please click on the links above or, for more information, please email or phone 01473 407330.

over 850,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with dementia