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Dementia Training

We deliver a range of person-centred care training courses, ranging from on-demand face-to face and cascade training, dementia care mapping DCM™) for leading practice change and realising person-centred care, and training in the Short Observational Framework for Inspection (SOFI 2).  We can also explore designing bespoke training in areas where we don't already have an offering.

Our customers include:

  • primary care
  • acute hospital trusts
  • large and small care home organisations
  • domiciliary care services
  • hospices

DCM™ for Leading Practice Change

This four-day course supports participants to develop advanced leadership skills to enable the use of DCM™ to effectively change practice within health and social care organisations.

DCM™ for Realising Person Centred Care

DCM for Realising Person Centred Care - a course to equip you to use Dementia Care Mapping within your organisation to recognise positive care practices as well as to faciltiate changes in practice where this is required.

Face-to-face and cascade training

We deliver a range of on-demand training courses, from a one day foundation level course to a three day intermediate level course.

Assessment, diagnosis and post-diagnostic support

Two days short course which explores key elements of person-centred assessment and diagnosis of dementia as well as the importance of timely individualised post-diagnostic support for living well with dementia.

Short Observational Framework for Inspection (SOFI 2)

SOFI is a tool developed between the Centre for Applied Dementia Studies and CQC and is used by CQC inspectors to capture the experiences of people who use services who may not be able to express this for themselves.

Sue Blackmore shares her experience of DCM™ for Realising Person Centred Care.

Hear from more of our DCM™ for Realising Person Centred Care course participants:

"Made me hungry to learn more about DCM and reinforced that I am on the right journey in the care I give" "Very supportive; always open for suggestions; knowledgeable about procedures" "Lots of knowledge – could respond to everyone’s questions instantly!" "I feel really passionate about putting DCM into practice" "Really enjoyed the training and new learning. Gave me a new language" DCM participants