Education, Training & Awareness

The Jersey Alzheimer's Association's team can provide a variety of talks and workshops on all aspects of dementia which can be tailored to your requirements.

AWARENESS - UNDERSTANDING - SUPPORT

WHAT WE OFFER:

We offer educational workshops in raising awareness and training courses to anyone wishing to gain further understanding and increase their knowledge of dementia.

Workshops and educational talks in schools and colleges

Education workshops are available for schools, colleges and other youth organisations. There are many young people who may have a family member with dementia. The workshops explain what dementia is and how the brain works.

Public awareness workshops

Talks for local companies, organisations, businesses and services in all different sectors who might come into contact with someone with dementia. Sessions can be tailor-made to particular settings and certificates can be awarded to all participants. Sessions usually last 1 hour within  a 'Lunch and Learn' model.

Training courses for care homes and care agencies

Training courses for professional carers working in care settings such as residential homes and care agencies working in a domiciliary setting. Sessions can be tailor-made to particular settings and certificates are awarded to all participants.

Popular workshops include:

Dementia Awareness (Mapped to Level 2 QCF unit)

Communication & Connection

Behavioural Responses

Contact Education & Training Coordinator, Michala Graham or Community Education Officer, Wendy Buckley for further information

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Did you know?

Dementia knows no social, economic, ethnic or geographical boundaries and affects millions of people throughout the world. As dementia progresses individuals affected need care with all aspects of daily life. Families mostly provide this care.