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Workshop 4: Excellence in Dementia Care

Workshop Date

Wednesday 15th April 2014, 09:00-16:30


Heath Park Campus, Cardiff


This is one of a series of four workshops which have been commissioned by Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board as an inter-disciplinary work-based learning opportunity to extend practitioner's knowledge, skills and expertise to meet the needs of older people from all communities.

Workshop 4: This workshop aims to:

  • Develop appropriate skills to meet the care needs of people with dementia
  • Explore support mechanisms for family and carers of people with dementia
  • Develop skills and abilities key to improving clinical practice

Please note: that there are two options for attendance.  Participants are welcome to:
1.    Enrol for one or more of the workshops which run one day per month January - April 2015 as stand alone study activities.
2.    Enrol for the module 'Achieving Excellence in the Care of Older People' (30 credits/BSc (Hons) in Clinical Practice).  The next module commences January 2014 and comprises all four workshops, a morning session of 08.30-10.00 on the first workshop day (January 14th),  three further contact days (25th February, 18th March and 29th April 2015), self-study and work-based assessments.  

Please note students who have undertaken any or all of the workshops within 2 years prior to registering for the module will not need to repeat these.  This means, for example, if you have attended workshops in the 2013 series, you would not need to attend them again if enrolling to begin the module in 2015.  In this case, you would need only to attend any workshops missed, the 08.30-10.00 session on  the first workshop day (January 14th) and the contact days.

For further information please see:

Achieving Excellence in Care of Older People


Please note:  Applicants will need to indicate at the time of application which of the above options they have chosen.


For further information please contact

Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies

Phone: +44 (0)29 2068 7766

Cardiff University
Ty Dewi Sant
Heath Park Campus
CF14 4XN