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MindCare Dementia Training

Our dementia training for organisations and unpaid family carers and friends helps to improve empathy, develop communication skills and understand distress.

We provide full day courses which are mapped to Health care England’s dementia training standards Framework as well as the care certificate.

We provide a course of three separate workshops for unpaid family and friend carers and individual or group coaching in the home.

Training is provided free to people living or working in Bromley who meet certain criteria.

Family and friend carers workshops are also provided free of charge in Greenwich.

We are a Skills for Care endorsed learning provider.

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Our dementia skills training and consultancy offers the following benefits:

In the workplace

  • Improve staff empathy and understanding of people living with dementia.
  • Improve communication with people living with dementia.
  • Improve care and wellbeing for people living with dementia.
  • Improve staff retention by improving staff skills, confidence and job satisfaction.
  • Reduce staff stress and absence.
  • Generally create a more positive, dementia friendly environment for everyone.

For carers/family members

  • Reduced stress.
  • Reduction in feelings of isolation.
  • Improved communication with the person being cared for.
  • Improved care and wellbeing for the person living with dementia
  • The creation of more positive, dementia-friendly environments.
“I have done numerous dementia trainings in my career as a physiotherapist and this is the first and only one which I feel is genuinely person-centred and about the clients rather than being clinical and detached.”

Dementia Skills training

MindCare Dementia training provides the knowledge and skills to offer the best possible support to people living with dementia.

We currently offer four full-day courses for professionals or those interested in learning more about dementia. All four courses are free to people living or working in Bromley and can be facilitated at a cost in all other boroughs.

Bespoke training is also available.

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Unpaid Carers group workshops

These workshops are open to family and friends supporting a person living with Dementia. They are free to those people living in Bromley and Greenwich and available to purchase by organisations wishing to support family carers in other areas.

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1:1 Coaching for unpaid carers and friends

Our Coaching service for family and friends supporting a person living with dementia involves a member of the Dementia Skills Team coming to your house or a designated venue to help you understand dementia, put practical systems in place, tailored to the needs of the person you are caring for. These sessions are free to people living in Bromley and can be purchased in all other boroughs.

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Consultancy

Our expert dementia skills consultancy will revolutionise the ability of your staff to understand and communicate with people living with dementia, and help to create a dementia-friendly community.

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About the team

The award winning MindCare Dementia Skills team has an extensive understanding of dementia diagnoses, and together have more than 25 years’ experience of supporting and training professionals, carers and family members.

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“The training day was packed full of useful, real-life examples of conversations and scenarios that really deepened my understanding of how to support a person with dementia.”