This introductory workshop uses Class in a Bag, a portable educational resource, to raise awareness of dementia. The workshop will increase participants understanding of dementia and explores ways of supporting people with dementia. This workshop will benefit those planning to use Class in a Bag to facilitate a greater understanding of dementia in the community or workplace.
This programme is provided by the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy & Practice, part of the School of Health & Life Sciences.
The Centre offers a range of masterclasses and bespoke CPD aligned to the skilled and enhanced levels of the Promoting Excellence Framework. These programmes are designed and delivered by our team of award winning dementia educators and practice experts.
Our areas of speciality include evidence based contemporary dementia care, positive approaches to eating, drinking and personal care, working with stress and distress, advanced dementia care, complementary approaches, meaningful activities and supporting people with dementia to live the best life possible.
Our approach support learners to connect with older people and people with dementia using cognitive, emotional and haptic learning and teaching strategies in a safe and supportive way.
For more information about the Centre, please visit https://www.uws.ac.uk/research/research-areas/health/alzheimer-scotland-centre-for-policy-and-practice/