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“What’s Love Got To Do With It?” is a Course

“What’s Love Got To Do With It?”

Started 21 Sep 2022

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Full course description

Part 1 - Wednesday 21st September 2022 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
Part 2 – Thursday 22nd September 2022 – 9:30am – 1:30pm
£140 per person
Lead trainer: Natasha Wilson

If you are booking this course on behalf of someone else please enter their name and email address on the booking form when prompted. If you are booking multiple places please enter the name and email addresses of each attendee on the same form.

• This course gives participants an understanding of what true person-centred dementia care is and practical ways to embed it in various areas and settings.   

• Participants will hear from Experts by Experience about their own diagnosis and how it impacts them.

• Understand the different types of dementia and how they each impact upon individuals in a unique way. 

• Develop knowledge and understanding about the emotional and social needs of people living with dementia and how to support these practically. This is explored using Tom Kitwood’s flower of psychosocial needs and the enriched model of care. 

• Understand and be able to challenge the stigmas around dementia which can negatively impact on people’s ability to live well with dementia.

• Understand a range of positive and effective communication strategies and how to apply these. This learning can be further developed by undertaking our “It’s not what you say, it’s the way that you say it” course.

• Understand how the physical environment can impact a person living with dementia and strategies that can be used to modify and enhance the environment. 

• Identify some of the common physical health needs of people living with dementia and how these can be supported.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an e-certificate for their CPD records.

Terms and Conditions

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Cancellations must be made via email to For places cancelled by the Monday four weeks before the start of the course, the full course fee will be refunded. Between the following Tuesday and the second Monday before the course, inclusive, a charge of 50% of the fee will be made. After that day, or for non- attendance, the full amount will be payable.