Life Story Dementia Training

Course Provider: Cartrefi Cymru

Course Administrator: Julie Morris

Aim

Life Story Work is a tool to enhance the care provided to older people, particularly those with dementia. The benefits for individuals, families/friends and for staff providing care include improving understanding of the individual, promoting relationships and facilitating delivery of person-centred care. However despite increased emphasis on using life story work to support care delivery, there are often difficulties in implementation.

Date Venues Times
5th September 2018 Cartrefi Cymru Brecon 9.30am - 4.30pm
7th March 2019 NPTC Campus, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU 9.30am - 4.30pm

Key Learning Outcomes

What is Life Story Work?

A range of life story tools are considered

Tips offered for gathering life story information

The importance of leadership, facilitation and developing positive cultures, to ensure implementation

Understand the importance of the continuous use of the individuals life story

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