Dementia care

Dementia Awareness
Course Description

In-House Certification

3 hours

Group

This course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia. The course provides the opportunity for a greater understanding of dementia and enables trained staff to build relationships and offer practical help through person centred care.

This half day course aims to:

  • Enable attendees to define the term ‘dementia’ and recognise the main signs, symptoms and causes.
  • To understand the meaning of a person centred approach to dementia care encompassing equality and diversity, communication, life history, relationships, team work, challenging behaviour and everyday care.
  • Enable attendees to support the rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risk.

Attendees will be able to:

Define dementia
Name the common types of dementia
Understand how the brain is affected
Recognise the causes and symptoms
Assist with person centred care
Develop communication skills
Build positive relationships with persons with dementia
Deal with challenging behaviour

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Benefits of using Able Training

We Come To You
We Come to You

Onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and times to suit you and each course can be tailored and adapted to meet the needs of your workplace.

Years Of Experience
Years of Experience

We have been training staff for many years now, which gives us a greater insight into what companies and staff require from their courses.

Varied Group Sizes
Varied Group Sizes

We offer courses for individuals and groups, and are able to adapt to suit the needs of your workplace or specific requirements.

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What people say about us

Excellent trainer - varied knowledge, answered q's in relevant and interesting way. Pace was great and repeated when he saw we needed. Psychology insights very interesting. Very approachable. - Mental health support worker
Lone Workers, York
Courses: Conflict Management, Physical Intervention

I really liked the trainer's style and method of training. This trainer is the best trainer I have ever had.

Nurse, Cambridge
Course: Dementia Awareness