Education and Training
LWDP Caring Concepts are here to support the independent Social Care Sector across Lancashire, with the ultimate purpose of making a difference for those receiving care. You can contact them on 0333 014 3021 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
From the comprehensive information available through our Dementia Knowledge Centre and publications, to our training and consultancy service and professional events – through our expert knowledge we aim to have a positive impact on the lives of people affected by dementia.
Visit the Alzheimer’s Society resource pages for professionals:
Lancashire County Council has an online carers awareness course. It aims to raise awareness of who can be a carer, the impact of caring and how carers can be supported in their role. Carers Awareness Course
Dementia Link Persons Network Meetings – contact: Sandra Nuttall, Dementia Lead Nurse, 07950 869834
SCIE resources for dementia care. A collection of resources which bring together information to help those working and caring for people living with dementia. View them here.
The resources include a dementia e-learning course consisting of the following modules.
- What it is and what it isn’t
- Living with dementia
- What causes dementia
- Diagnosis and who can help
- Common difficulties and how to help
- The emotional impact of dementia
- Positive communication