For staff working in primary care, the PREPARED project and the HSE National Dementia Office, are organising a series of FREE 3-hour dementia workshops around the country.
The content for the workshop covers five key areas:
- Knowledge of dementia
- Understanding roles and responsibilities
- Team functioning and collaboration
- Inter-professional communication skills
- Supporting the person with dementia and their family
The workshop is accredited by the Irish Nursing and Midwifery Board for 3 CEUs.
2017 workshop dates and venues:
Wednesday 4th October 2017 - Killarney Community Hospital
Monday 16th October 2017 pm - Maynooth Health Centre - RESCHEDULED
Thursday 26th October 2017 pm - Ely Hospital, Wexford
Monday 13th November 2017 pm - Maynooth Health Centre
Tuesday 14th November 2017 pm - Wicklow Town Health Centre
Monday 27th November 2017 am - Castlebar Primary Care Centre, Mayo
Tuesday 28th November 2017 am - Ballyshannon Health Campus, Donegal
Wednesday 13th December 2017 pm - Cluain Lir Care Centre, Mullingar, Westmeath
If you want any more information, or to book a place at any of these 3-hour dementia workshops, then please get in touch with the HSE national dementia office email@example.com providing your name, job role and the training venue. More dates will be added, so keep an eye on the website and on local promotional material to find a workshop near you.