Dementia Awareness Training
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).
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.
A booking form can be found here
For further information please phone 01597 827330 or email pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk
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