Full course description
Part 1 – Monday 12th June 2023 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
Part 2 – Tuesday 13th June 2023 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
£140 per person
Lead trainer: Clare Mason
· This course will enable the learner to understand the significance of family, carers and social networks in planning and providing care.
· Participants will understand the importance of developing partnerships with family members, friends and carers and understand the impact that caring for a person with dementia in the family may have on relationships.
· Participants will understand the importance of recognising and assessing a carer’s own needs, and gain practical skills to support the needs of carers.
· Participants will gain knowledge about the complexities and diversity in family arrangements.
· Participants will develop skills and confidence to be able to communicate compassionately, effectively and in a timely manner with care partners. These skills will enable participants to support family carers to access and use information and local support networks.
· Participants will gain knowledge, understanding and practical skills to enable them to support family carers in considering options and making decisions.
· Participants will learn how to effectively gather information about a person’s history and preferences from family carers.
· Participants will hear from Experts by Experience about their own experiences.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an e-certificate for their CPD records.