Experiencing Dementia Training

Event Date: 6 July 2017
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Time:  9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Venue:  NPTC Campus, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU

Aim

Every training course Re-Live design and deliver is experiential. This dynamic and practical way of learning allows trainees to hold on to new information, new skills and build confidence. The training invites trainees to engage with the emotional and psychological experience of dementia, exploring the questions "What if it was me living with dementia, how would I feel, what would I need?" to also encourages trainees to develop compassionate perspectives on dementia, building greater understanding between staff, people living with dementia and family members and explores ways of transforming existing services and moving towards a compassion focused service for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

Key Learning Outcomes

Guide trainees through a series of experiential exercises which provide a unique insight into dementia.

Explore the emotional and psychological impact of dementia on those diagnosed and those caring for someone with dementia.

Develop trainees ability to empathise with a person with dementia.

Provide a space for trainees to share practice and reflect on experiences.

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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