Training for individuals

We offer dementia awareness training for individuals. Whether you're a carer, a health care professional or just interested in dementia, attend one of our public access courses to find out more about dementia and learn how to confidently support people affected by the condition.

Our courses

Dementia awareness training: Step inside dementia

One day public access course: £129 per person

Step inside dementia is a skills-based course suitable for anyone who comes into contact with people living with dementia. You will learn:

  • The signs and symptoms of dementia
  • How dementia affects behaviour, the senses and communication
  • How to build positive relationships with people affected by dementia using increased knowledge, empathy and practical skills.

With support and guidance from our expert trainers, see the world through the eyes of someone living with dementia during this interactive course. One attendee described their experience:

'For the first time I had a real insight into what it may be like to live with dementia' - Attendee, Step inside dementia

Key information

Who should attend? This course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding of dementia.

Course level: Introductory

Duration: 1 day 

Cost: £129 per person. There is also the option to sit our Alzheimer's Society certificate in dementia awareness for an additional £19.

Upcoming course dates

Book a place on an upcoming Dementia awareness: Step inside dementia course that will be taking place in Holloway, London.

26 September 2018 13 November 2018

If you have any questions or would like any further information, please contact the Training and Consultancy team on 01904 567 909, email [email protected] or make an online enquiry

Dementia care training for homecare providers: train the trainer

One day public access course created in collaboration with UKHCA from £169 per person

This train the trainer course has been created specifically for the homecare sector by Alzheimer’s Society and UKHCA. The training is designed to support homecare providers to ensure best practice when training their staff to deliver high quality care to service users who have been diagnosed with or who are at risk of developing dementia.

The training has been developed to cover all aspects of care and support and is based on ‘The well pathway for dementia'.

Delegates attending this workshop will receive a detailed and comprehensive Dementia Care training pack. This cost-effective and flexible training resource will give your team the confidence to deliver consistent, high quality dementia care.

This pack includes a trainer’s handbook, PowerPoint presentations, exercises, handouts and competency tests. UKHCA’s trainers are all specialist trainers, with relevant qualifications, in-depth knowledge and work-based experience in the sector.

UKHCA member price: £169

Non-member price: £338

Upcoming course dates:

  • 18 October 2018 - London
  • 21 November 2018 - Manchester

To book a place on the course please visit the UKHCA website

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