Dementia awareness workshops

Dementia Awareness Workshops

In support of World Alzheimer’s Month our sponsor, Rossetti Care, is hosting workshops designed to benefit professionals who come into contact with people with dementia, family members of people with dementia and carers in order to increase understanding of dementia. Workshops will be held in Ibadan, Nigeria during September 2013.

It will increase understanding of dementia, enabling professionals and carers to better meet the needs of those living with dementia.

Using interactive and engaging exercises the workshops offer an insight into the everyday experience of dementia, exploring signs, symptoms and the potential impact.

Participants will reflect on what it may be like to live with dementia, recognising that people with dementia have unique needs and preferences, and considering how best to support those living with the condition.

Anyone who comes into contact with people with dementia will benefit from this informative and inspiring workshop.

Topics covered

  • What is dementia?
  • The experience of dementia
  • Supporting people with dementia

This workshop is aimed at all levels regardless of role or responsibility. It is particularly suitable for those who have occasional or regular contact with dementia and can be tailored to meet the needs of those working in a variety of settings.

Participants who have completed this workshop can go on to sit the Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness.

Foundation certificate in dementia awareness

At the end of the workshop participants have the option to sit the Alzheimer’s Society Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness examination. If successful candidates receive a certificate and a badge to demonstrate their achievement.  The Foundation Certificate in Dementia Awareness is externally accredited and test papers have to be bought in advance.

The workshops are free however there is a charge for the examination should you wish to take it. If you would like to participate please contact using the form below for details.

 

 

 

 

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