Dementia training course for community-based staff
This training will help staff based within the community provide a person-centred approach in their work with people living with dementia. It will also develop strengths-based assessment skills.
Our CPD accredited course will help workers better meet the needs of people living with dementia and their carers.
- national and local data on dementia
- the impact different types of dementia can have on a person
- the importance of establishing trust to aid communication
- gaining the trust of family carers and friends.
Attendees will learn how to better provide care for people living with dementia with dignity and respect. Course attendees will:
- learn how to look at situations from the viewpoint of the person living with dementia
- explore opportunities to better meet the needs of people living with dementia in the community
- develop an understanding of 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
- gain insight into the growing impact of dementia on current and future services.
Who should attend?
Staff working in home care, care homes, day centres, rehabilitation and respite care services or voluntary sector services.
Person-centred approaches to dementia: CPD accredited training for community-based staff is delivered over one day.
CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/30
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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.