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Making Activity Meaningful for People with Dementia, Stirling

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Dementia Services Development Centre

Iris Murdoch Building

University of Stirling

FK9 4LA

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Support staff from care settings (including volunteers) who work directly with people with dementia and staff who are nominated activity co-ordinators.

Aim
Increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in developing a varied programme of activity for people with dementia in meaningful ways through the use of activity.

Delivery
Presentations and group activities covering the areas of social and emotional needs, life story work, developing goals that matter to the person, capturing activity outcomes (documentation) and tailoring activities for people at different stages in the dementia journey.

Learning Outcomes
• Understand the impact of dementia on the person and apply the principles of person centred care when facilitating activity.
• Recognise what gives an activity meaning for someone, and how to involve them in activities in more meaningful ways.
• Develop effective communication and documentation skills to support and capture positive outcomes for people living with dementia.
• Reflect on how to adapt activities of interest for people living with advanced dementia.

A certificate will be awarded, this could be used, for example, for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or CPD portfolios

Cancellations
To be entitled to a refund all cancellations MUST be received in writing no later than 2 weeks prior to the event date. An 80% refund will be given if cancelled more than 4 weeks prior to the event and 50% refund if less than 4 weeks’ notice is given. No refund will be given if cancellations are received within 2 weeks before the event. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcomed.

Further Information
For more information please contact Lorraine at dementia@stir.ac.uk or 01786 467740.

Looking for accommodation for this event? Stirling Court Hotel is offering preferential rates to course delegates.

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