Dementia care trainer launches a comprehensive national programme

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

Dementia Care Matters, a national independent sector provider of dementia care training, research and service development is launching a full training programme across the UK, designed specifically to enhance the skills of staff working with people with a dementia. The organisation says the programme combines leading edge research with best practice dementia care in a style which is easily accessible to all in the field, while firmly keeping people with a dementia at the heart of every course. Dementia Care Matters director David Sheard said he believed passionately that talking to people with a dementia is a journey in learning from them as the experts as to what the experience is like, and that feelings matter most. “Participants are helped and encouraged to turn their learning into action on every event in the programme in order to benefit people with a dementia and each other, within their own care settings,” Mr Sheard said. Key features of some of the events in the 2004 training programmes include: – A s

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