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Dementia person-centred care CHAMPION – Cohort 01

1 May - 10:00 - 16:00


Course fees: Standard: £400 | Associate Member: £320 | ACE Member: £300 | HCPA Member: Fully funded

Four day course at HCPA Campus
All sessions must be attended
Day 1: 01/05/2024
Day 2: 10/05/2024
Day 3: 14/05/2024
Day 4: 15/05/2024

This course will enable Care professionals to take on the role of Champion within their organisation for this topic. The Champion will have a clear understanding of local and national guidance and legislation for and will cascade this information amongst care teams, improving the safety and quality of care for individuals.

Expectations of being a Champion are as follows:
• Share knowledge to staff through team meetings, mentoring and coaching
• Gain topic specific knowledge
• Keep up to date with resources and support via the HCPA Members Zone
• Take responsibility to champion the topic area to ensure the care provider meets best practice standards
• Build strong relationships with professionals
• Support “Better outcomes for the individuals you support” for topic area
• Review Governance of the topic including reviewing and update policies and procedures to meet standards
• Attend yearly CPD and complete reflective accounts to enable revalidation

Selecting your Champion
To help you select your chosen Champion, they will need to:
1. Be a member of staff with authority to mentor staff and work with external partners
2. Have enthusiasm and dedication to promote best practice in the organisation and action change
3. Be committed to multi-disciplinary working, both internally and externally
4. Have confidence and strong communication skills to share information with staff teams via team meetings
5. Have the ability to critically review current governance processes for the topic area

Learning Outcomes:
• Understand the champion role and how this can benefit their organisation
• Understand the process of SMART goal setting and be able to relate this in own place of work
• Know what is meant by the term dementia
• Be able to recognise and understand the signs and symptoms associated with dementia
• Be aware of prevalence rates in the UK
• To understand in importance of lifestyles and actions individuals can take to reduce the risk of developing dementia
• To understand the importance of recognising a person living with dementia as a unique individual
• To have an awareness and understanding of the impact of dementia on not only the individual but their families and loved ones
• Be able to communicate effectively to individuals
• To offer guidance and signposting for families and loved ones where required.

Please note: As per our T&C’s, this course carries a fee in the event of non-attendance, non-completion or late cancellation.
Delegates who are late may not be admitted into the training and a cost incurred.
Bookings of more than two delegates per site may be amended to allow access to all member organisations at the discretion of HCPA.


1 May
10:00 - 16:00
Course Category:
Team Leaders/ Seniors, Management, Activity/ Engagement
Day Opportunity, Direct Payment/ Personal Assistant, Flexi Care/ Extra care, Homecare, Nursing Home, Residential Home, Supported Living
Older People
Non-member fee:
Associate Member fee:
ACE Member fee:
HCPA Member fee:
Fully funded