Arts 4 Dementia, Training for arts activities for people in the early stages of dementia and their carers – 14 June

A session which aims to give arts practitioners increased skills and confidence in working creatively with people experiencing the early stages of dementia.

At the end of the session participants will be able to:
• Demonstrate their understanding of dementia and how it impacts on peoples' abilities and feelings
• Explain the key communication approaches when responding to people experiencing different realities or with muddled verbal communication
• Describe with confidence the value of arts based approaches when working with people living with dementia
• Explain impact of Arts 4 Dementia approach for participants.

Suitable for
Facilitators, Arts-based Practitioners, Volunteers.

Course Trainer
Aubrey Maasdorp

Dementia UK
6 Camden High St
NW1 0JH London
United Kingdom
Thursday, 14 June 2012 from 09:00 to 12:00
Cost: £55 (discounts available for multiple bookings)

Arts 4 Dementia, a new charity set up to bridge the gap in dementia care, is helping to develop artistic activities to re-energise people living with dementia in the community, their families and carers.