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Dementia Awareness Training

We offer free dementia awareness training for Age Scotland members, older people’s clubs and groups, charities and community groups.

Our training sessions can last anything from 1 – 3 hours and cover a diversity of topics relevant to understanding dementia and being inclusive of people living with dementia, including:

  • What is dementia?
  • Understanding the brain and the signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Diagnosis and support
  • Communication
  • Inclusion and stigma
  • Prevention and living well with dementia
  • Wellbeing and mood
  • Creating enabling environments

Our training is for groups of 8 – 16 people. At present all of our sessions are delivered online, but when face-to-face activities can resume in the future, we will offer both online and in-person sessions

Please see our training calendar for all scheduled courses.

Additionally, we can run a session for your organisation which is tailored to your requirements.

Please get in touch with the dementia training team at dementiatraining@agescotland.org.uk if you have any questions or would like to book a training session.

Dementia and the workplace

Did you know we also provide dementia awareness training for workplaces?

Evaluation of our Dementia Awareness Training Programme

To evaluate Age Scotland’s dementia aware programme of workshops (2015-2018), Impact Generation was appointed in May 2016 to conduct an evaluation. You can find out more in our report.

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