Dementia Experience: Understanding and Supporting People Living with Dementia

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  • Length: One day face to face 
  • Suitable for: Health and social care staff at all levels, across all care settings. The course assumes a basic awareness of dementia has already been achieved, such as Dementia Friends™. The course is aligned to tier 2 of the Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework (2018) and includes outcomes from subjects 4, 5, 6, 8 and 12.
  • Delivered: face to face at Spring Farm Business Centre, Moss Lane, Minshull Vernon, Crewe, CW1 4RJ
  • Price: Places are fully funded for staff in East Cheshire and Cheshire West and Chester local authority areas.

Session Overview

This full day interactive, face to face learning will cover;

  • The impact of cognitive decline and deficit on the person living with dementia, focussing our attention on advancing disease
  • Reflection of interpersonal care and analyse what we mean by person centred dementia care
  • Investigate and explore dementia care practice through simulated experiences for deeper learning
  • Fundamentally, facilitate empathy by considering the perspective of the person who has dementia.

Morning Workshop: Dementia care “Positive Approach to Care®” with a presentation and discussion.

Afternoon Simulation Activity: Simulating the experience of the Carer and person with dementia through two scenarios. There will be a debrief and discussion after each scenario.


  • Tuesday 13 February 2024 from 9.00- 16.00 at Spring Farm  FULL


Fully funded for people in Cheshire East or West Cheshire and Chester areas.

£90 for people outside of this area.

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