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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

More Training Sessions will be available in the New Year.

Please check back in late December 2019





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