Dementia Awareness Training

Course Provider: Cartrefi Cymru

Course Administrator: Julie Morris

Aim

A half-day interactive and engaging awareness raising workshop that offers an insight into dementia and how reality looks for an individual with dementia.  The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to improve the daily lives of people with dementia.

Recognising early signs and different forms of dementia

Key legislation that affects people with dementia (capacity and rights)

Dates Venues Times
16th May 2017 NPTC Campus, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU 9.30am - 12.30pm
28th Sept 2017 Committee Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog, Cambrian Way, Brecon LD3 7HR 1.30pm - 4.30pm
8th March 2018 Committee Room A, The Gwalia, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AA 9.30am - 12.30pm

Key Learning Outcomes

Approaches to managing changes in behaviour and using verbal and non-verbal cues to communicate clearly

How to develop a supportive home environment, and give support to eat, drink and sleep well

Knowledge of enjoyable, failure free, individualised activities that are meaningful to a person with dementia

How to enable and support carers to contribute positively

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given
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