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Experiencing Dementia & Compassionate Communication training

Innovative training for people working with and / or caring for people living with dementia in Powys.

Course Provider: Re-Live

Experiencing Dementia 15th May 2019 in the Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AH 9.30am – 4.30pm
Compassionate Communication 16th May 2019 also in the Media Resource Centre Llandrindod Wells 9.30am – 4.30pm

Aim:

The Re-Live approach

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:

The training will:

  • 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

Compassionate Communication

Course Provider: Re-Live

Aim:

The Re-Live approach

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:

The training will:

  • Explore the impact that compassionate communication can have for a person living with dementia
  • Support trainees to become aware of their own communication style
  • Demonstrate the positive impact good body language, personal space and volume levels can have on a person with dementia
  • Develop trainees confidence in connecting with a person with dementia, including the use of non-verbal communication
  • Encourage trainees to reflect on the situations they find challenging and explore how compassionate communication can help

To find out more and book your place please contact the Training Unit at Powys County Council: pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk or telephone 01597 827333.

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Experiencing Dementia & Compassionate Communication training

Innovative training for people working with and / or caring for people living with dementia in Powys.

Course Provider: Re-Live

Experiencing Dementia 15th May 2019 in the Media Resource Centre, Oxford Road, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AH 9.30am – 4.30pm
Compassionate Communication 16th May 2019 also in the Media Resource Centre Llandrindod Wells 9.30am – 4.30pm

Aim:

The Re-Live approach

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:

The training will:

  • 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

Compassionate Communication

Course Provider: Re-Live

Aim:

The Re-Live approach

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:

The training will:

  • Explore the impact that compassionate communication can have for a person living with dementia
  • Support trainees to become aware of their own communication style
  • Demonstrate the positive impact good body language, personal space and volume levels can have on a person with dementia
  • Develop trainees confidence in connecting with a person with dementia, including the use of non-verbal communication
  • Encourage trainees to reflect on the situations they find challenging and explore how compassionate communication can help

To find out more and book your place please contact the Training Unit at Powys County Council: pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk or telephone 01597 827333.