Who is the programme suitable for?

Family carers

Brief description

The programme provides an overview of dementia and models for understanding dementia.
Topics covered include:
  • Legal and financial management capacity
  • Wills
  • Enduring power of attorney
  • Statutory entitlements (income supports and services)
  • Carer burn out
  • Human rights
  • Medical treatments
  • Communication strategies
  • Life story work
  • Dementia friendly environments and communities


8 hours (2 hours over 4 weeks)

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available

Countrywide (inhouse training on request)



Contact Information

Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSiDC).

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