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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 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.
  • 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.
  • Approach also offer 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 on 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.

Contact us for more information:

Tel: 01782 214999

Email: enquiries@approachstaffordshire.co.uk

January Sessions

Stoke-on-Trent

Approach Head Office
10 Stoke Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 2DP

11th January 2018
18th January 2018
25th January 2018

5.30pm-8.30pm

Cannock

Pye Green Community Centre
Bradbury Lane
Hednesford
WS12 4EP

15th January 2018
22nd January 2018
29th January 2018

5.30pm-8.30pm

February Sessions

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Marks and Spencer Community Room
Wolstanton Retail park
Newcastle-under-Lyme
ST5 0AP

12th February 2018
19th February 2018
26th February 2018

10.30am-1.30pm

Stafford

Rising Brook Community Fire Station
Hesketh Road
Stafford
ST17 9NF

1st February 2018
8th February 2018
15th February 2018

2.00pm-5.00pm

 

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