Two dementia conferences will benefit care home professionals


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

Care home professionals working with people with dementia will benefit by attending two conferences in Reigate, Surrey on the 20th and 21st September. Bon Appetit: Practical Approaches to Eating Well in Dementia Care will include topics such as “How we can help people with dementia eat well”, “What does healthy eating mean for the person with dementia?”, “Empowering people to think creatively”, “Swallowing problems” and many others. In the Dementia Care Training Matters conference the focus will be on how to maximise training for staff. Topics will include “What we can learn from research”, “Top Tips for Breathing Life into Training”, “The role of distance learning” and so on. Expert and experienced speakers will include research evidence for the role and effectiveness of training. Some top national dementia care training agencies are also involved and will provide a lively forum for experience-based and evidence-based debate on what kind of staff training in dementia care is effective. Much research has show





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