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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.


Learners will:

  1. Understand the impact of dementia on communication.
  2. Recognise factors that can impact on successful communication.
  3. Adopt effective strategies when communicating with a person with dementia to express themselves and understand what we are saying.
  4. Have a better understanding of how to respond when a person with dementia is expressing a different reality


Entry Requirement: Strong interest or working in providing quality care in a healthcare setting. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced Healthcare experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one support is available from tutors on the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie. Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.


  1. Lynn September 24, 2017 at 8:12 pm - Reply

    Hi can you let me know possible dates for the training . Thanks

    • Barrow Training October 2, 2017 at 4:10 pm - Reply

      Thanks for your message Lynn, email sent to you now. Regards, Clodagh

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