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Training for
Carers and Organisations


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


Informal Carers Training Courses

South Staffordshire


Wombourne Community Fire Station, Giggetty Lane, WV5 0AX

Friday 17th January 2020

Friday 24th January 2020

Friday 31st January 2020

1.30pm – 4.30pm



Rising Brook Community Fire Station, Hesketh Road, ST17 9NF

Thursday 23rd January 2020

Thursday 30th January 2020

Thursday 6th February 2020

2pm – 5pm



Bilbrook and Codsall Community Fire Station, Duck Lane, WV8 1HU

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Wednesday 6th May 2020

10.30am – 1.30pm


If you would like to attend any of the above sessions please contact us.










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