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Meaningful Activity for People with Dementia, Stirling
Wed, 13 Sep 2017, 09:00 – Thu, 14 Sep 2017, 16:00 BST
Support staff from care settings (including volunteers) who work directly with people with dementia and staff who are nominated activity co-ordinators.
Increase your knowledge, skills and confidence in developing a varied programme of activity for people with dementia.
Presentations and group activities
Includes a simulated ageing experience: How might it feel when I age?
Understand the impact of dementia on the person and apply the principles of person centred care when facilitating activity
Recognise that people with dementia are free to engage in personal and social activities of their choice in an enabling environment irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, cultural, or other needs.
Be able to support colleagues and family carers to be involved in person centred activity which enhances the wellbeing of the person.
Develop effective communication skills in order to be able to engage and involve people with dementia in activity at every stage of the journey with dementia
If you live in Scotland and have income of £22,000 per year or less or are on benefits, you can apply for funding through the ILA Scotland scheme. For further information please visit www.ilascotland.org.uk or phone 0808 100 1090.
Limited part funding is also available for Scottish residents through a grant by the Scottish Government. For more information to see if you qualify, please contact Lesley on the details below.
A certificate will be awarded, this could be used, for example, for revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) or CPD portfolios
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.
For more information please contact Lesley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01786 467740.
Looking for accommodation for this event? Stirling Court Hotel is offering preferential rates to course delegates.