As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of our training events for March, April and May are now deferred. We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and are looking at solutions to deliver our training. Please follow HSE guidelines to protect yourself and others.
emodule courses will go ahead as planned.
Introduction to Dementia
This interactive half-day workshop is designed for people who care or support people with dementia. It is particularly suitable for befrienders, volunteers and others who visit people with dementia in their own homes or nursing homes.
At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
- Understand what dementia is
- Describe the most common types of dementia
- Understand the cognitive, social and sensory difficulties that dementia may involve
- Understand communication and the importance of non-verbal communication in the context of dementia