Who is the programme suitable for?

  • Family carers
  • General public
  • Schools, national and secondary
  • Age Friendly Ireland

Brief description

Dementia Awareness Training is tailored to suit the audience (e.g schools, nursing homes, county councils)

The topics that can be covered include

  • What is dementia
  • Effective communication
  • Understanding responsive behaviour
  • Supporting the person with dementia to live well
  • Dementia-friendly environments
  • Coping with stress and burn out
  • Services and supports available.


Minimum 2 hours

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available

County Mayo



Contact information

Community Action on Dementia in Mayo

Frances Maloney

Tel: 086 836 6312

Email: cadmayo@gmail.com

Fiona Hoban, Dementia Advisor

Tel: 086 0294029

Email: da.dementiamayo@gmail.com

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