To support carers of people living with dementia
To further educate carers
To connect carers
What we do:
Three 4-hour stakeholder market place events (see below)
Multiple stakeholder stalls of services of interest
Four sessions after event to learn more about dementia
Establish carer-peer-support groups
Saturday 25 June 2022 - Kirkburton 10:00 - 14:00
Saturday 15 October 2022 - Lindley 10:00 - 14:00
Saturday 4 March 2023 - Meltham 10:00 - 14:00
Infection control protocols in place to protect everyone.
Hand sanitisation optional
“…I am happier now, which means I have patience to talk to me family again…” member
“…mum changed after she joined the group, she isn’t as frustrated as before…” carer
“…no medication change, no routine change, it must be the group that has slowed down the progress of dementia…” clinician
"...when I am at the dementia group, I feel normal again..." member
"...it's the first time I've seen mum smile; I feel like I have her back..." carer of new member
All our staff undergo regular training, and in addition to our Basic Training which includes Health & Safety, First Aid, Safeguarding and Covid Awareness, our people will have specific training for their roles.
All staff Dementia Staff
Basic Training Dementia Team Training
All of our training courses are fun and engaging. We have presented a range of learning platforms that include: classroom, online, videos and booklets. We have optional additional training available for volunteers and employed, to boost their CV and prepare for other work.
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