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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Dementia Approaches to Supporting People

Duration : 1 days
Start Date : 14/01/2020
Time : 9:30am - 4:30pm
Trainer : Teresa Booth
Location : Blaenau Gwent
Venue : VITCC,
Tredegar Business Park,
NP22 3EL
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Learning Outcomes

Setting the scene - understanding the basics about dementia

Making connections - understanding the difficulties around communication, acknowledging that it is us who has to change and developing strategies to help

Emotional Well-being - understanding the individuals reactions and feelings and entering their reality

Dementia Friendly Environments how having a purpose can help someone with dementia, also looking at the use of telecare and the environment in which we live and how this can impact upon a person with dementia and what we can do to help

Impact of dementia understanding that everyone's experience of dementia will be unique to them

Living well with dementia - having a positive outlook to the individual and their family



Target Audience

Social Work Staff, Residential Day Services, Domiciliary Staff, Carers and Volunteers and Staff from all agencies


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