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MindCare Dementia Support

MindCare Dementia Support provides dementia training, coaching and consultancy for dementia care professionals and care providers in Bromley and Lewisham. These services are also available to book across the country.

In addition, the service offers carers’ workshops in Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich.

We usually run our training in-person; however, we can also deliver training via Zoom if this is better for your needs.

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Our dementia skills training and consultancy offers the following benefits:

In the workplace

  • Improve staff empathy and understanding of people living with dementia.
  • Improve communication with people living with dementia.
  • Improve care and wellbeing for people living with dementia.
  • Improve staff retention by improving staff skills, confidence and job satisfaction.
  • Reduce staff stress and absence.
  • Generally create a more positive, dementia friendly environment for everyone.

For carers/family members

  • Reduced stress.
  • Reduction in feelings of isolation.
  • Improved communication with the person being cared for.
  • Improved care and wellbeing for the person living with dementia
  • The creation of more positive, dementia-friendly environments.
“As a family, we would like to say thank you to MindCare for the time, patience, help and support we have received and without which life would be much more difficult.”
The MindCare administrator

About the team

The award winning MindCare Dementia Skills team has an extensive understanding of dementia diagnoses, and together have more than 25 years’ experience of supporting and training professionals, carers and family members.

Meet our experts

Dementia Skills training

With a choice of four courses, this training is for those who are working alongside or have an interest in people living with dementia. Our training will give you the skills and knowledge to provide the best possible support. Bespoke training courses can also be designed, tailored to your organisation’s requirements.

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Carers workshops

We offer a number of workshops, providing information about dementia with a focus on the individual experience of the person living with dementia. Participants can also share experiences with other people in similar situations. These workshops are open to carers’ friends and family too.

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1:1 Coaching for carers

Our Coaching for Carers service involves a member of the Dementia Skills Team coming to your house or a designated venue to help you put practical systems in place, tailored to the needs of the person you are caring for.

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Consultancy

Our expert dementia skills consultancy will revolutionise the ability of your staff to understand and communicate with people living with dementia, and help to create a dementia-friendly community.

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“The training day was packed full of useful, real-life examples of conversations and scenarios that really deepened my understanding of how to support a person with dementia.”