Supporting people with dementia at home

New dementia training DVD launched for homecare workersThis training resource, ‘Supporting people with dementia at home: A training resource for homecare workers‘, published by the Alzheimer’s Society aims to help homecare workers provide excellent person centred support for people with dementia who are living at home.

The training package is presented in four modules covering:

  • the experience of dementia
  • communication and behaviour
  • person centred approaches, and
  • well being and relationships.

The training package includes a DVD featuring people with dementia, their family members and those who care for them, and demonstrates examples of how person-centred dementia care can make a real difference. Facilitator notes, learner notes and exercises are also included.

The training package can be purchased from the Alzheimer’s Society by email or telephone 01904 633581.