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Advanced Dementia Training

course duration:

Full day

Course outline:

There will be 1 million people with dementia in the UK by 2025 and currently, 80 per cent of people living in care homes have a form of dementia or a severe memory problem. (Alzheimer’s Society)

Whether you’re supporting individuals in care homes or look after a family member or friend, and already have an awareness of Dementia, then this course offers you the chance to gain a deeper understanding of dementia and improve your communication with the individuals that you support.

This one day course addresses specific issues and looks at Kitwood’s theory and person-centred approaches so attendees can learn more about how to provide quality care for individuals with dementia. The course also has a strong focus on communication.



Course Details

Advanced Dementia Training

What this course covers:

  • How to identify specific issues relevant to the individuals that you support and how to address these issues
  • How an individual with dementia communicates their needs and preferences
  • Different communication skills and the role behaviour plays in communication
  • Indicators of ill-being and well-being and how to apply person-centred approaches
  • Challenging behaviours and how to respond proactively
  • Principles related to Kitwood’s Malignant Social Psychology
  • How to engage and reflect on relationships between families and staff

Benefits of Attending

  • Increases and deepens knowledge of dementia and how to address issues specific to individuals’ needs and preferences
  • Helps attendees understand how individuals with dementia communicate their needs and the techniques and strategies they can use to communicate effectively with individuals with dementia
  • Increased awareness of key legislation, theories and person-centred approaches
  • Recognise and understand an individual’s experience with dementia to be able to support them and reduce their anxiety and confusion
  • Know how to engage with and support families to improve the quality of life for the individuals with dementia
  • High quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference/evidence of learning


Upon completion of the full day course, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance

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