Making dementia care training more fun


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

It is not just a good trainer that makes a training course a success. The contribution of participants is just as important. Trainers and participants bring their own knowledge and experiences to a course and it is only by working together that they can ensure that training is put into practice. Training is much more fun when participants are actively involved. A new training resource produced by the Alzheimer¹s Society in association with Dementia Care Matters aims to do this and help participants gain a greater understanding of people with dementia. ŒMake a Difference in Dementia Care Training¹ came about as a result of trainers and participants working together. The Alzheimer¹s Society offers a training skills course for people working in the dementia care field. The outcome of the training is for participants to be more confident and better equipped to design and deliver care training. Part of the course requires participants to deliver a workshop they have designed themselves. Many participants had d





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