Dementia Awareness Sessions

Home Instead South Cheshire can come to your community group, business or school to provide an in person dementia awareness session

Whether you deal with members of the public day to day or even just as a member of your local community, there are many reasons why being dementia aware is so important, and here are just a few:

1. You are supporting dementia patients: Being aware of dementia enables you to create an environment that is friendly and supportive to individuals living with dementia. This can involve helping staff members to understand the needs of those living with dementia and making physical spaces more accessible and accommodating.

2. Reducing Stigma: By increasing awareness, we can help to reduce the stigma associated with dementia. This can help to foster a more inclusive and understanding society where individuals living with dementia feel accepted and supported.

3. Enhancing Services: Dementia-aware businesses and organisations can tailor their services to better meet the needs of individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.

4. Improving Communication: Understanding dementia can help you business, school or community group to communicate more effectively with individuals living with dementia. This leads to better interactions, reduced frustration, and improved outcomes for everyone involved.

5. Empowering Caregivers: Dementia awareness of course extends beyond the person living with dementia to their caregivers too, who often face significant challenges in providing care.

Raising dementia awareness really is essential for creating inclusive, supportive communities where individuals living with dementia can live with dignity and receive the care and understanding they deserve.

If you would like to book a dementia awareness session, then please contact Sara Southall our Community Engagement Officer at [email protected] or call 07842 415755.