Who is it for?
The day is aimed at hands on health and social care staff of all levels who have already done basic dementia awareness training (such as dementia friends).
This course is aligned to tier 2 of the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework 2015 and includes outcomes from subjects 4, 5, 6, 8 and 12
You will experience what it can be like to have dementia by working through interactive stations. You are expected to participate in these activities and the group discussion to gain maximum benefit. We will also reflect, analyse and develop knowledge for application to practice through learning and teaching.
FULLY FUNDED to staff in East, Western and Central Cheshire
£60 to delegates outside the area
31st January 2018, 9am-4pm – Winterley Grange, Sandbach, CW11 4RQ
6th February 2018, 9am-4pm – Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Chester, CH2 4DG
22nd May 2018, 9am-4pm – St Luke’s Hospice, Winsford, CW7 1BH
14th June 2018, 9am-4pm – East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield,
19th October 2018, 9am-4pm – Winterley Grange, Sandbach, CW11 4RQ
09:00 – 16:00
This is a short course to develop and increase the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners to enable them to effectively support people with dementia approaching the end of life.
Learn about dementia as a terminal illness and its disease progression. Recognising the dying phase and the importance of Advance Care Planning Develop knowledge and skills and apply them to your practice
Who is it for?
Health and Social Care staff who care for people with dementia in any care setting.
2 1/2 Days – Over 3 Months
- What is Dementia?
- Diagnosing dying
- Mental Capacity
- Advance Care Planning
- Communication Skills
- Understanding behaviours that challenge
- Nutrition, hydrating and swallowing
- End of Life Care
- Grief, Loss & Bereavement
- Support to try out and use new knowledge, skills and strategies
FREE places to all employees working within East, Vale Royal and South Cheshire.
£195 to all other applicants (Cancellation charges apply).
Cohort 11 ~ 7 March 2018 (full day) & 21 March 2018 (full day) & 30 May 2018 (half day am) at East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield SK10 3DR OR
Cohort 12 ~ 11 April 2018 (full day) & 25 April 2018 (full day) & 4 July 2018 (half day am) at Winterley Grange, Sandbach, CW11 4RQ OR
Cohort 13 ~ 10 September 2018 (full day) & 24 September 2018 (full day) & 10 December 2018 (half day am) venue tbc