Reablement for People With Dementia Training Course

Health & Social Care Training Courses


  • To understand what dementia is, its symptoms and its progress.
  • To apply the principles of reablement to the care of people living with dementia.
  • To consider the stages of the onset of the disease.
  • To examine strategies for supporting someone living with dementia within reablement.

This will be achieved in a relaxed and informal atmosphere and, via a combination of lecture, group work and discussion, the following material will be examined:

  • Reablement and the evidence base underpinning both intake and discharge models of this framework of service delivery.
  • The role of the worker in promoting reablement.
  • What is dementia? - An analysis of demographic indicators and the presentation of the condition via a quiz.
  • Can dementia be treated? - Support and the principles underpinning reablement for people living with dementia.
  • The stages - early, mid and late and the signs and symptoms of each and the therapeutic role of reablement within the stages.
  • Protecting vulnerable people living with dementia.

By the end of this session, participants will have gained and insight into the signs and symptoms of dementia and will have begun to consider strategies for supporting this service user group within the framework of reablement.