Person-centred approaches to dementia: training for local authority staff
This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements. Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.
This course will help you to take a person-centred approach to dementia care and to develop your skills in strengths-based assessment. Engaging and instructive, it will help you to better meet the needs of people living with dementia.
- International, national and local data on dementia The different types of dementia and the effect on how people cope with everyday life
- Communication and establishing trust
- Behaviour that can undermine personal contacts
- Meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers
- The Triangle of Care
- The Cluster of Needs model
- Examples of local resources and services
- explore opportunities to better meet the needs of patients living with dementia in the community
- understand the impact of dementia on people and families
- recognise how the concepts of person-centred, strengths-based assessment and individualised care can support a person living with dementia and their families/friends
- understand the growing impact of dementia on current and future services.
Who should attend?
Local authority frontline staff, social workers, occupational therapists, assessment teams, information and advice staff.
SCIE provides in-house training on a range of key topics. This is particularly valuable for larger organisations including local authorities, care providers, NHS trusts and housing associations who wish to train groups of staff.
We can work with you to develop tailored courses that meet your organisation’s needs.