Dementia Pathways. For Health & Social Care Professionals

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for People with Dementia (Engaging Dementia)

Who is the programme suitable for?

  • Primary Care Team
  • Public Health Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Homecare workers
  • Community volunteers
  • Nursing (Acute)
  • HCA (Acute)
  • Management (Acute)
  • Nursing (Residential)
  • HCA (Residential)
  • Activity coordinator

Brief description

This workshop, delivered by Dr Michelle Kelly, (D.Psych.BAT), Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, Doctoral Level (BCBA-D) a member of Professor Aimee Spector’s teaching team, gives learners an overview of how to deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). CST is an evidence-based therapy for people with dementia, which can be delivered in a group or individual format. It was developed by Professor Aimee Spector, Professor of Old Age Clinical Psychology, University College London.

Duration

1 day

Mode of delivery

Group Face to Face

Where it is available

Dublin. Workshops can be scheduled in other locations subject to demand.

Cost

€150

Contact information

Mounttown Community Facility, Mounttown Lower, Dun Laoghaire,               Co. Dublin, A96KR65

Email: training@engagingdementia.ie

Further information: www.engagingdementia.ie