Connecting with People who have Dementia

Venue
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
venue
Event Tutors
BETH TOVEY / TINA WEBBER
tutors
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
All Internal Staff / External Care Providers / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care / Older People
Event description
Delegates should attend Dementia Awareness before attending this course. This session is appropriate for everyone who works in social care and whose role requires them to interact and communicate with people who are living with dementia. We consider approaches and practices that will enable us to connect effectively with people who live with dementia. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
- Consider the importance of recognising the reality of the individual with dementia.
- Use effective communication with people with dementia.
- Understand the importance of meaningful activity for people with dementia.
- Understand & respond to actions that we may find challenging.
Start Date
Tuesday 4 June 2019
End Date
Tuesday 4 June 2019
Closing Date
Monday 3 June 2019
Times
09:30 - 15:30
Maximum Places
15 
Cost
£80.00 
Number of Sessions
1
Certificate expiry
No
Pass/Fail event
No