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Experiencing Dementia


Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.


Those who attend this course should also attend Compassionate Communication 

Course Provider




This 1-day training course is aimed at students and professionals who want to gain knowledge and insight into the experience of a person living with dementia.

Learning Outcomes

  • Guide trainees through a series of experiential exercises which provides a powerful insight into the experience of dementia
  • Invite trainees to engage with the emotional and psychological experience of dementia, exploring the questions "What if it was me living with dementia, how would I feel, what would I need?"
  • Develop compassionate perspectives and a greater understanding between staff, people living with dementia and family members         
  • Provide a space for trainees to share practice and reflect on experiences

The training reflects the provisions, principles and vision set out in:


22nd September 2020Cartrefi Cymru, Brecon9.30am - 4.30pm
6th October 2020NPTC, Newtown9.30am - 4.30pm
4th November 2020Cartrefi Cymru, Llandrindod Wells9.30am - 4.30pm


There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses



  • Email:
  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA


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