Course overview

Most people who are living with dementia still live in and are active in our communities. 

They want to maintain their independence for as long as possible, go to the grocery store, the bank, go out to eat etc. although at times challenging, they have the power to do all this, they just need a little help, that’s where we come in. 

In a series of five informative sessions, Dementia Friendly Ambassador will show you as an employer or colleague can support someone living with dementia through your role within the community. 

Dementia Friendly Ambassador aims to:

  • Help people who are living with dementia to maintain independence, live well and stay connected to their community

  • Reduce social isolation for people living with dementia

  • Work toward inclusivity for the whole community

  • Teach Dementia Friendly Service best practice

How will this course help to achieve this?

  • Through general education on dementia

  • Helping learners to gain empathy and understanding

  • Learning communication and engagement strategies

  • Creating supportive environments

  • Learning to meet individuals where they are at and helping them to live inclusively within their community

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before you begin

    • Pre-cohort Survey

  • 2

    Module One: General Knowledge

    • M1: Slides

    • 'Homework'

    • Module One Live Session

    • September 30, 2020 Recording

  • 3

    Module Two: Design & Environment

    • M2: Slides

    • Design and the Environment

    • October 7, 2020 Recording

  • 4

    Module Three: Design & Environment (con't)

    • M3: Slides

    • Design and the Environment (con't)

    • October 14 Recording

  • 5

    Module Four: How to Support

    • M4: Slides

    • Supportive Strategies - Part One

    • October 21 Recording

  • 6

    Module Five: How to Support (con't)

    • M5: Slides

    • Supportive Strategies Part Two

    • October 28 Recording

  • 7

    Wrapping Up

    • Post Course Survey

Ready to become a Dementia Friendly Ambassador?

Register today to start learning how to make the world a better place for people living with dementia!