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Making a Difference Every Day

Introduction to Dementia

We give workers an introductory understanding of dementia, its effect on people and strategies for the provision of appropriate support.

Who should attend?

Any worker supporting a person who has dementia

Duration: One Day

 By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different main types and causes of dementia
  • Describe the potential effects of dementia on people’s functioning and behaviour
  • Outline the importance of multi-disciplinary working to support people with dementia.
  • Understand different ways of responding to and supporting people with dementia