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Training for carers - Bromley

Training for carers

See what training is available to help you

On this page you can discover:

  • Information about Free Dementia Trainings in Bromley
  • How to manage to reduce the risk of a pressure sore
  • Useful links

Free Dementia Training in Bromley

These free sessions are open to anyone in Bromley borough, who comes into contact with people with dementia, through their work, volunteering or community roles.

Course content includes:

  1. Recognising different types of dementia
  2. Improving awareness of possible symptoms
  3. Understanding different parts of the brain
  4. Understanding how memories are stored and how dementia can affect them
  5. Understanding the impact dementia might have on an individual’s reality
  6. Various exercises and activities to improve understanding of the experience of dementia
  7. Recommended responses to certain behaviours or statements to reduce anxiety.

Please note, these sessions are not available to Care Managers and Extra Care Housing staff or to Family Carers, who have access to other training opportunities that MindCare are currently providing.

Where

Courses take place at Bromley & Lewisham Mind, 20b Hayne Road, Beckenham, BR3 4HY (map), unless stated otherwise in the date listing.

 

When

15th March 2018
09.30 to 16.00 hrs

18th April 2018
09.30 to 16.00 hrs

10th May 2018
09.30 to 16.00 hrs

19th June 2018
09.30 to 16.00 hrs

10th July 2018
09.30 to 16.00 hrs

 

How to book a session

If you would like to book a place please email training@mindcare.org.uk.

Please be aware that places are limited and sessions do tend to fill up quickly.  A charge of £50 may be incurred for non-attendance if a place has been booked and no notice given.

Click here to find out more on the Bromley Dementia Support Hub website [external website].

 

Helping to manage to reduce the risk of a pressure sore

Bromley Healthcare has produced a leaflet for carers about pressure sores [PDF, 572 KB] and another leaflet on reducing the risk of developing pressure sores [PDF, 622 KB].

 

Useful links

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