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Training for
Carers and Organisations

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Training Services


Approach provides a range of training to support individuals and organisations to care for people with dementia, including:


  • Free training in for informal or family carers affected by dementia throughout Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. The 3 part course focuses on developing an understanding of dementia, the important early indicators, the effect upon immediate family and friends and the management of challenging behaviours through a person centre approach to care.
  • Approach offers training to a variety of organisations which is bespoke to the organisation’s needs. This varies from a one hour ‘Introduction to Dementia’ to two or three hour in depth session which offers an insight into the various forms of Dementia, signs and symptoms of Dementia, organic causes of the diseases, hints and tips how to work with someone with Dementia and advice on the effective handling of a variety of situations. Please contact us for details of cost and availability.
  • Free one hour, interactive sessions delivered by Approach volunteer Dementia Friends Champions, who are trained and supported by Alzheimer’s Society. Dementia Friends aims to increase awareness and change the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about dementia.

Currently there are no costs for this service.


Contact us for more information:

Tel: 01782 214999

Email: enquiries@approachstaffordshire.co.uk

November Sessions

Stoke

The Bridge Centre
Birches Head Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST2 8DD

6th November
13th November
20th November

1.30pm-4.30pm

Moorlands

Leek Community Fire Station
Springfield Road
Leek
ST13 6LQ

23rd November
7th December
14th December

10.30am-1.30pm

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