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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

Carers Training Courses

July 2019

Stafford

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

Monday 1st July 2019
Monday 8th July 2019
Monday 15th July 2019

10.30am – 1.30pm

North Staffs

Hanley Community Fire Station
Lower Bethesda Street
Hanley
Stoke On Trent
ST1 3RP

Monday 22nd July 2019
Monday 29th July 2019
Monday 5th August 2019

10.30am – 1.30pm

Tamworth and Lichfield

Tamworth Community Fire Station
Marlborough Way
Belgrave
Tamworth
B77 2NW

Tuesday 23rd July 2019
Tuesday 30th July 2019
Tuesday 6th August 2019

1.30pm – 4.30pm

October 2019

Burton

Burton Community Fire Station
Moor Street
Burton upon Trent
DE14 3SU

Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Tuesday 29th October 2019
Tuesday 5th November 2019

1.30pm-4.30pm

Cannock

Cannock Community Fire Station
Old Hednesford Road
Cannock
WS11 6LD

Thursday 24th October 2019
Thursday 31st October 2019
Thursday 7th November 2019

10.30am -1.30am

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