Understanding Dementia – Home Care Education Programme (2 days)

Participant requirements

This course is for staff working in home care services, home help, home care organisers, coordinators and managers. No previous dementia education required.


To provide participants with a range of skills which allow them to best support the person with dementia in their care, and help them live well in their homes for longer.

Learning Outcomes

  • Build a relationship with people with dementia.
  • Work within a team of people involved with a person with dementia while recognising
  • the need for their own self care.
  • Understand and respond to a range of emotions expressed throughout the dementia
  • process and work with relationships in families and communities
  • Work through a process to help with difficult every day dilemmas they may face in their role
  • Support the person with dementia in meaningful activity at home and in the community

Course Dates:     4th Nov (day 1) & 11th Nov (day 2)