Who is the programme suitable for?

Community Volunteers

Brief description

The programme provides volunteers with the skills and knowledge needed to support the person with dementia in a person centred way.

Topics covered include:

  • dementia and person-centred care
  • enhancing communication
  • home and community environment
  • health and safety
  • life history
  • activities and occupation
  • adult safeguarding.

Duration

2.5 hours x 6 evenings

Mode of delivery

Face to Face (group and individual)

Where it is available

East Wicklow

Cost

Free to volunteers

Contact information

Wicklow Dementia Support
Jenny O Reilly

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