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Dementia Awareness


This one day course will prepare practitioners with the appropriate level of training relating to Dementia.

Learning Outcomes

During this course, participants will have an increased understanding of:

  • Dementia
  • Person Centred Care
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Supporting an individual who is Distressed
  • Supporting and Protecting the Rights of the Person/Target Group

Who Should Attend

All staff working in health, social care settings, private and voluntary sector, care homes, and in a person's own home, staff who have direct or substantial contact with people with dementia and their families and carers.

Course Length

This is a full day face to face session.

Venue: The Practice Development Base - 8 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HA


How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.