This course is open to anyone in our churches who want to become more aware of those living with dementia in our communities and the issues they face. It will consider the ways in which the church can respond and support. You can attend all the sessions, or it is possible to attend just some of them.If you would like to discuss the course with the tutor, please contact Rose Akeroyd.
THE SHAPE OF THE COURSE
Session 1 7 January 2019, 2pm – 3.30pm
BEING A DEMENTIA FRIEND
Session 2 14 January 2019, 2pm – 3.30pm
PASTORAL ASPECTS – LOOKING AT DEMENTIA FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF OTHERS
Session 3 21 January 2019, 2pm – 3.30pm
DIFFERENT STAGES OF COMMUNICATION
Session 4 28 January 2019, 2pm – 3.30pm
Session 5 4 February 2019, 2pm – 3,30pm
OUR CHURCHES – HOW DEMENTIA FRIENDLY ARE WE?
Session 6 4 March, 2pm – 3.30pm
WHERE ARE WE NOW?…AND THINKING ABOUT THE WAY AHEAD
Incumbents will be invited to attend this session.
Session 7 18 March, 2pm – 3.30pm
RESEARCH FEEDBACK AND END OF LIFE ISSUES