Testimonials

November 2019

Absolutely loved this training day Chris was so knowledgeable and made it practical with great ideas we can take away and use with great demonstrations of “best practice” thank you.

Essex County Council

December 2019

I understand dementia and the different types so much more I will change my practice for the better great day!

Cliveden – Marlow

January 2020

I have never met anyone so passionate about people living with dementia, this day has inspired me to go on to be a “Dementia Champion” for my home. The day went too quick great trainer.

Coombe Signature – Kingston-Upon-Thames

 January 2020

A very informative session confirmed knowledge that I had while also leaving me with new information and plenty of ideas to use, I would highly recommend to others. Thanks, Chris, for a very busy but great day.

Omega Oak Barn – York

February 2020

The course was very interesting, and the learning materials made the hands on approach very tactile I really enjoyed the participation which normally I would not enjoy at all.

Elton – Watford

February 2020

I absolutely enjoyed every part of this training day, it was interesting, informative and has enhanced my knowledge of how people can live well with dementia and I understand how best I can communicate with the individual using these new techniques this will support them much better when I am doing my assessments. Looking forward to the next time Chris thanks.

Social worker – Essex County Council

March 2020

Chris was a fantastic trainer, knowledgeable, inspirational and energetic kept us all engaged throughout the day, best dementia training I have had in ten years of working. I would recommend this day for anyone involved with looking after and supporting people with dementia. I would just like to say thank you so much.

OT – Essex County Council

March 2020

As a residential care home looking after residents with dementia one of our aims is to ensure we have a highly trained team of staff supporting the residents. I was looking for training which would really help the staff understand in more detail different types of dementia and give them practical tools and skills they could use in their day to day role. Chris and Forget Me Not Dementia Training came highly recommended to me and after an initial chat with Chris I immediately knew this was the training I had been looking for.

Chris ran two full day workshops to all our staff including Care Assistant, Domestic, Laundry and Kitchen Staff. She also ran a separate session for family members. The training was well worth the investment in terms of time and cost.  Staff came away which a much more in depth understanding, why residents may behave in certain ways and ideas and methods on how best to support each resident. Training covered how to make mealtimes a better experience, doll therapy, practical skills such as “hand on hand” and so much more! Chris spent time looking around our home and made recommendations on inexpensive aids we could purchase to help residents. The feedback from all staff was amazing, with staff members saying it was the best dementia training they have received. Moral and motivation also increased and staff came away feeling more empowered.

We also received wonderful feedback from the friends and family session.  Families had an opportunity to ask Chris specific questions about dementia and how it was affecting their loved one and again this was really useful.

Having experienced dementia training delivered by other providers, in my view Chris’s training is exceptional. I would highly recommend Chris and Forget Me Not Dementia Training.

Nicola Newton – Director – Moorstone Healthcare Limited

 

From Staff New to Care

February 2020

I feel so much more confident after today’s training, I knew nothing about dementia this is my first care role, wow this lady is so patient and helps everyone I wish all training was like this. I will be looking forward to another session.

Signature – Wimbledon

March 2020

First care job, first day here, thanks to Chris I feel I will be able to deliver quality care to residents living with dementia there is so much to learn and this day has inspired me to do the very best I can and I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues.

Symonds – Linton

March 2020

I really enjoyed this course and I have learned so much in a day its opened my eyes and I will take a different approach while working, the hands on exercises that we did today I will use straightaway, Chris was a lovely teacher who has time for everyone and made me feel very welcome even though its not her home thank you.

 

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