Person centred dementia care - 2021-2022

Date & Time:

Tuesday 14 September 2021 (09:30 - 12:30)
Wednesday 15 September 2021 (09:30 - 12:30)

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Target Group:

 London Borough of Sutton staff and commissioned contracted CQC Services. This course is suitable for 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.

Course Overview: 

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

Learning Objectives:

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.


Places Available:


Further Information:


Emma Bulled- The Admiral Nursing Service.

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