Person centred dementia care-22/23

Date & Time:

Wednesday 28 September 2022 (09:30 - 12:30)
Thursday 29 September 2022 (09:30 - 12:30)





This course is targeted to all those working in a care environment where they are supporting service users with Dementia e.g. START Team, Adult Social Care staff, residential care, nursing care, home care, Personal Assistants, and supported living.  


To make a positive difference to the person living with dementia and their family carers.


By the end of training session participants will have a greater understanding of:


  • The nature of dementia, the various ways in which people might be affected, and how to support people to achieve maximum independence and meet unmet needs. 
  • The causes of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and how to minimise the impact of these.
  • Practical approaches in managing distressed behaviours in dementia.
  • Greater understanding of how best to communicate with people with dementia.
  • The importance of knowing people with dementia as individuals.
  • Managing risk and enabling positive risk taking in dementia care. 
  • Differential diagnosis and the importance of addressing underlying conditions for people living with dementia. 
  • To explore the role of carers and the importance of working in partnership.
  • Knowledge of the Admiral Nurse Service model and local services to support people living with dementia and their carers. 
  • Shared knowledge and experiences with people in other care settings.

Special Instructions:

Please could only one delegate book on as individuals


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Emma Bulled- Admiral Nurse Team Manager

Venue Details: