Dementia: 1st Steps

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Dementia: 1st Steps

This course is designed to provide physical activity and exercise instructors, teachers and instructors with both theoretical perspectives and practical applications to increase access and participation for people living with dementia.

University of Worcester Riverside Building, Hylton Rd, Worcester, WR2 5JN
Emma Gardner / / 01905 542031

Dementia: 1st Steps

The course aims to provide the participant with:

  • An understanding of the dementia journey and the potential of physical activity experiences for people living with dementia
  • Information on the impact of physical activity and exercise participation on the dementia journey
  • The opportunity to develop skills required to adapt programmes for people living with dementia and their care–givers
  • The opportunity to reflect upon their current practice, take action and seek further information

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the dementia journey and the potential of physical activity and exercise
  • Identify how participation in programmes can be affected by dementia and increased by adaptations to leadership strategies
  • Demonstrate how to adapt leadership strategies to enhance access to programmes
  • Identify, though reflection, the next steps required for further leadership development
  • Know where to access additional information and support

This training has been endorsed by REPS and Skills Active and receives 6 CPD points.

Supporting Documents:

about-dementia-1st-steps.docx (MS Word, 23.9 Kb)


The deadline for cancellations is 4 weeks prior to the event. If notification is received after this period, we will not be able to issue a refund or transfer the booking to another event. We will only issue refunds in circumstances that are in our control or whereby the fault lies with us e.g. we cancel a course. Payment for the course must be received prior to the date of the course can be made online via PayPal or debit card (The image below shows the PayPal debit card payment option button. This option does not require you to have a Paypal account).

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Dementia: First Steps


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