Dementia family carer training

We are a Twyford-based charity providing free online dementia training, for anyone who is caring for a family member or friend with dementia. The training takes place online via Zoom in small groups, and includes follow up support and advice. We ask participants to buy our accompanying training booklet for £3.99 + P&P, but otherwise, the training is completely free. The 7-week course looks at real-life practical examples of how to apply our simple ABC set of skills, to help improve the wellbeing of both the carer and the person with dementia. Our trainer Shirley Pearce has years of experience of working with both carers and those with dementia, in care home settings and within the person's home.

Service access criteria: Any unpaid carer for a family member, spouse or friend with dementia
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Dementia, carers,