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Making a Difference Every Day

Introduction to Dementia

To give workers an introductory understanding of dementia, its effect on people and strategies for the provision of appropriate support - This course is not currently BILD accredited

Who should attend?

Any worker supporting a person who has dementia

 Duration: One Day

Outcomes

 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