Aim: Dementia Care training teaches employees how dementia can affect communication and how to communicate effectively with someone who has dementia. The training also addresses how employees can avoid communication neglect.
Participant Profile: Course is suitable for healthcare workers
Duration: 1 full day training in a classroom setting.
- Understand the impact of dementia on communication.
- Recognise factors that can impact on successful communication.
- Adopt effective strategies when communicating with a person with dementia to express themselves and understand what we are saying.
- Have a better understanding of how to respond when a person with dementia is expressing a different reality