Dementia Awareness Session

Thursday, 16 April, 2015 7pm
School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham


Dementia Awareness Session

Organised Jointly by

Nottinghamshire LPC & Derbyshire Health United

 Thursday 16th April 2015

 6.30pm buffet for a 7.15pm start

 

Nottingham University, School of Pharmacy, East Drive, Nottingham, NG7 2RD


 

The government has implemented the National Dementia Strategy which requires that 250,000 healthcare staff need to have been trained on basic dementia awareness by 2015.

Derbyshire Health United is working in partnership with NHS Health Education England (East Midlands region) to provide free dementia awareness training.

Course content includes:

  •  Signs and symptoms
  • What is dementia
  • Types of dementia
  • Communication
  • Follow Barbara a patient with Dementia (video)
  • Signposting towards local agencies and support mechanisms

The training is at a higher level than the Alzheimer’s Society training – meeting the criteria for level one of the governments Dementia Awareness training and has been approved by Health Education East Midlands as such.

Everyone attending  will receive a certificate which has been approved by Health Education East Midlands and carries their logo

We are currently in discussion with the Alzheimer’s Society to see if this training will enable all attendees to be registered as Dementia Friends and receive a badge and book etc.

 

Speaker for the evening is
Rachel Williams / Joy Andrews

Meeting sponsored by Thea Pharmaceuticals Ltd



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