Dementia Workshop

One day course for those taking a lead in providing positive Dementia care in the workplace
 

Why is this training important?

This one day workshop aims to develop the knowledge and skills required when providing positive care for people with dementia and their families. It gives an awareness of the causes and symptoms of dementia and is aligned to the National Dementia Strategy.

Who needs this training?

Those who wish to act as a Dementia lead within a workplace, supporting other staff and developing good practice for groups and individuals.

It is also valuable for anyone involved in Dementia care, either in a work or home environment.

Topics covered

We will help you improve your knowledge and understanding of:

 

  • “What is dementia” types, progression, common symptoms and behaviours
  • Techniques to improve communication with those living with Dementia
  • Awareness of the value of “Life Story” and using one page profiles
  • Techniques to promote good diet and hydration
  • Methods to promote personal hygiene
  • Promoting and delivering meaningful activities to promote “Living a good life”
  • Importance of support for carers and families
How long is the course?
This is a whole day workshop starting at 9.30 and ending around 4.40. Time is allowed at the end of the day to answer individual questions relating to specific issues.
Are there any entry requirements?
No, just a willingness to learn and promote good practice in Dementia care in the workplace and home.
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, but not lunch. Please bring your own or 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 £70 per person. Group discounts are available for 6 or more people and we will happily deliver this course wherever it is needed.

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Please click on the date to book

If you would like to book a course for your workplace, or more information,

please contact us, by clicking here, or phone 01473 407330

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