How to engage with those living with Dementia

This half day course gives attendees learning and techniques that will help them be more effective in their interactions with people living with dementia. Attendees will learn a variety of methods of creating and sustaining engagement that will benefit people at all stages of the dementia journey.

Learning Outcomes - At the end of this half-day course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand how dementia may affect cognitive abilities such as memory, understanding and perception
  • Identify where an individual may be on their journey with dementia enabling you to tailor your approach appropriately
  • Understand the importance of non-verbal communication and how this can help enhance meaningful interaction
  • Identify and overcome some of the obstacles to communication and engagement
  • Learn the principles of effective connection and how to put these into practice
  • Explore ways of creating and sustaining engagement in both group settings and one to ones
  • Understand the importance of validation and put it into practice
  • Address the underlying needs, often expressed as distressed behaviour

Offered nationwide, we can deliver this training at your care setting or venue of choice, to groups of up to 12 people.

For more information and to book please call 0117 377 4756 or email info@aliveactivities.org.

Dates available on arrangement

Alive can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

For further information and to book please contacts us.
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