Positive & Effective Communication 

Duration:  2 hours

This workshop focuses on how to improve feeling based communication skills when working with people with a dementia. How we need to adapt and change the way we communicate to meet the needs of the person with a dementia.

Objectives:

To have a better understanding of verbal and non-verbal communication and the factors that may affect a person when trying to communicate , including the environment and oise levels.

Outcomes:

  • Increased awareness on positive ways to  use verbal communication and feelings
  • How would we feel if we were unable to hold a two way conversation
  • How to reduce questions
  • Understand that every word, action and behavior will have a meaning
  • Looking at different responses
  • Understanding what’s unhelpful