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Providing Safe & Effective Dementia Care in Care Homes

Fri, 1 Nov 2024

Virtual, Online

This course provides comprehensive insights into dementia’s effects on individuals and communities, equipping learners with practical tools to deliver quality care and fostering empathy through person-centered approaches. Participants will explore effective communication techniques and address challenges while uncovering best practices for managing dementia within social care settings.

A large proportion of people who use social care services are living with dementia. In order to provide safe and effective care and support, social care providers and their staff must have a robust understanding of dementia and best practice support. This masterclass has been designed to provide that underpinning knowledge and in particular around the provision of care and support which meets communication and behavioural needs. The course content is informed by NICE guidelines (NG97) and guidance from the Alzheimer’s Society. The masterclass will focus on how the learning can be implemented into practice to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and those who support them.


This masterclass will enable you to:

  • Enhance understanding of dementia and its impact on individuals and communities.

  • Develop practical strategies for providing quality care for individuals living with dementia.

  • Foster empathy and person-centred approaches in dementia care.

  • Explore effective communication techniques for engaging with individuals with dementia.

  • Address challenges and best practices in managing dementia within social care settings.


Nominated Individuals, Registered Managers, Care Providers, Deputy Managers, Clinical Leads and Senior Staff, Leaders and managers in UK social care services, Professionals involved in providing care and support for individuals living with dementia, and Individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in dementia care management.

FACILITATOR: Tim Dallinger

Tim has worked in the social care sector since 1987 and various roles which include; adult family placements (now shared lives), support worker, Registered Manager and Responsible Individual. Since 2008 Tim has been a trainer and consultant in the social care sector and delivers training on a wide range of subjects for local authorities and care providers. Tim also provides a consultancy service which includes; service audits (mock inspections), mentoring for Registered Managers and Providers, strategic advice and support. Tim is a regular chair and presenter at conferences and events for the social care sector and has authored many articles for the care sector publications. Tim provides practical real-world advice and support designed to enable care providers and their team to deliver great care and support to enhance the lives of the people who use our services.

Facilitated by:

Mr Tim Dallinger

Ex-care Provider, Trainer, Consultant, Conference Speaker, Author
Social Care Consultants Ltd

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Voluntary sector & charities



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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