Dementia Awareness Week
All Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre staff are in the process of receiving Dementia training, South Yorkshire Dementia Action Alliances have secured £149K funding from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Safer Communities reserve. As a Centre we are taking advantage and have trained the trainer to deliver this very worthwhile cause on site to all our staff to learn techniques and tips on how to handle challenging behaviours.
The workshop includes:
• Learning about the challenging behaviours that could be displayed by those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias
• Finding out ways to handle these behaviours
• Determining the techniques which work best to manage different types of behaviours
• We have dedicated train the trainer champions who are able to train out what they have learnt to the rest of the site team.