Online training for carers of someone living with dementia

26th July 21

Dementia Adventure have free online training specifically for carers of someone living with dementia available.

There are three topics:Dementia adventure logo

Thinking differently about dementia (2 hours)

This is the initial core training. It includes:

  • Understanding dementia and the common symptoms
  • How dementia affects the senses, communication and behaviour
  • The importance of continuing to ‘see’ the person (and not the condition)
  • Practical ways to connect with a person with dementia
  • Strategies to overcome communication barriers
  • Solutions for adapting the environment.
  • The benefits of a connection with nature and the outdoors

Mood and motivation (1.5 hours)

This follows on from the core session and includes:

  • The benefits of nature and the outdoors
  • Considering the ‘lived experience’, by hearing tips from people living with dementia
  • Why a person may have low mood
  • Strategies to inspire
  • Working together
  • Communication
  • Group discussion
  • Resources

Nature is calling online drop-in sessions

These include:

  • Understanding the health and wellbeing benefits of nature.
  • Overcoming the mental and physical barriers to accessing the outdoors.
  • Offering practical guidance to build your confidence and on planning your outing.

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