Worksafe CPD Dementia Awareness

Worksafe are planning a programme of CPD sessions for 2018 to offer opportunities for our instructors to discover more about subject areas they may encounter whilst teaching first aid.

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Dementia Awareness CPD Session

Our first session concerns one of the fastest rising diseases in the UK – Dementia. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025*. With numbers rising it is likely that most of us will know someone affected by dementia or may be working with people caring for someone with dementia.


Date: Monday 29th January 2018 FULLY BOOKED

New date: Monday 5th February 2018

Times: 09.30 – 12.30

Venue: Worksafe Training Nuneaton CV11 6SD

Cost: Free to current Worksafe Instructors (others: £25+vat)


Course Content:

  • What is Dementia?
  • Different types of dementia
  • Recognising the signs and symptoms of dementia
  • Supporting individuals with dementia
  • Promoting effective communication
  • Person centred approaches
  • Understanding the roles of health care professionals

Please book your place via email:

Please note these sessions are designed to raise awareness and will not enable you to teach the subject.


* Figures from Alzheimer’s Society