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Caring for Someone with Dementia- Dementia training

This FREE dementia training is delivered by Dementia Oxfordshire and available to anyone who is a carer to someone with dementia, particularly family and friends. Including hints and tips for coping and understanding everyday difficulties around communication and behaviours.

How the Sessions have been planned

Session 1

This session is about understanding dementia, demystifying myths & stigmas.

Session 2

Communication and dementia: how to communicate well with someone with dementia.

Session 3

Understanding that behaviour is communication, learn to read signs, coping strategies, emergencies, local support and organisations that can help you in your caring role.

Details of courses currently available.

Location
Date
Time
Further details
Banbury:
The Fiennes Centre
Date Monday
Session 2:
31st July
Session 3:
25th September
Time 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
Further details Spaces available. Contact Claire on 01993 899 980.
Witney:
Richmond Villages
Date Monday
Session 3:
11th September
Time 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
Further details Spaces available. Contact Claire on 01993 899 980.
Oxford:
Peace House
Date Thursday
Session 1:
7th September
Session 2:
5th October
Session 3:
9th November
Time 11.00 am - 2.00 pm
Further details Spaces available. Contact Claire on 01993 899 980.
Faringdon:
The Pump Room
Date Wednesday
All in one session: 27th September
Time 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Further details Spaces available. Contact Claire on 01993 899 980.
Didcot:
The Harwellian (old British Legion Hall)
Date Tuesday
All in one Session:
17th November
Time 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Further details Spaces available. Contact Claire on 01993 899 980.

To book a training session please complete the form below:

4 hour in-depthUnderstanding DementiaCommunicationsBehaviourDementia FriendsDementia friendly Communities

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E-learning
We are aware that committing to attending one of our sessions may be difficult for carers, with this in mind we do have some very useful e-learning links, if you would like to find out more about dementia at your own pace and time please contact us: cward@guideposts.org.uk or call 01993 899 980.

We also understand that it is often difficult for you to leave the person you care for, we do have a couple of options available such as shared sessions, or volunteers who will stay with your loved one. Please contact us for more details cward@guideposts.org.uk or call 01993 899 980.