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Dementia - Learn the Language

02 May 2012

Target Staff: For workers who support people with dementia in residential and nursing services.

Aim: A one day session that introduces workers to person centred communication methods that help improve understanding and communication with people who have a dementia.This training is provided by Dementia Care Matters.

Content:
Learn new communication skills to support interaction with people who have dementia; Grasp how to become an interpreter; Practice finding the meaning behind words; Gain an understanding that people living with dementia will increasingly communicate their feelings through language that is not always literal; Create real outcomes for CQC and commissioners

 A free one day training session for identified key staff in a residential or nursing home setting who have a contract with Staffordshire County Council.

There are 20 places at each venue below.  Time 09.30 am – 4.30 pm.  Please note that lunch is NOT provided.


Venue: Sandyford Community Fire Station, Stoke on Trent
Deadline to Apply: ASAP

To request an application form please email carematch@staffordshire.gov.uk

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