Training for Care offers three Dementia courses to suit the varying roles of carers.

‘Understanding Dementia’ is suitable for any staff/volunteers working in a Health and Social Care setting, providing a baseline knowledge and understanding of Dementia.

‘Dementia and Challenging Behaviour’ is suitable for new and first level staff who require an introductory or refresher training in working with people who have dementia including those who exhibit challenging behaviour.

‘Safeguarding Adults with Dementia’ is suitable for all staff working with people who have dementia who require an update on current legislation and related practice.

Please select from the COURSES menu for full details of content, duration and fees. If you wish to book onto one of our open courses, dates are listed below. Or, if you are looking to arrange a training session on a date of your choice, please select a course and go to the group booking section.

If you are not sure that any of these courses will suit your training needs, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Open Course Dates

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Lead Tutor

Carol Provan HNC (Social Care), RMA. Carol has worked with older people since 1993; she was manager of a voluntary sector care home for ten years (until 2009) and, prior to that, a team leader for the Church of Scotland for four years. Carol has also carried out training and consultancy for national charities and the further education sector, and is now focusing on this area of her work with a special interest in training in dementia care. She is an Accredited Trainer in Dementia for The Alzheimer’s Society and has completed the Advanced Semester in Person Centred Dementia Care at Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre.

SSSC Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care

Our ‘Understanding Dementia’ and ‘Dementia and Challenging Behaviour’ courses are in line with the ‘Dementia Informed Practice Level’.

We can also provide training to assist in the completion of the ‘Dementia Skilled Practice Level’. If you are interested in this, please contact us to discuss your requirements.