Life Story Dementia Training
Course Provider: Cartrefi Cymru
Life Story Work is a tool to enhance the care provided to older people, particularly those with dementia. The benefits for individuals, families/friends and for staff providing care include improving understanding of the individual, promoting relationships and facilitating delivery of person-centred care. However despite increased emphasis on using life story work to support care delivery, there are often difficulties in implementation.
Key Learning Outcomes
- What is Life Story Work?
- A range of life story tools are considered
- Tips offered for gathering life story information
- The importance of leadership, facilitation and developing positive cultures, to ensure implementation
- Understand the importance of the continuous use of the individuals life story
There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given