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Help us to develop our new dementia training programe! We are offering, at no charge due to funding, the opportunity in January 2017 for our members to attend the pilot course sessions for a programme of dementia training that will be rolled out nationwide in March 2017.
Waltham Forest Housing Association (WFHA) is a small local provider of, predominantly supported and sheltered housing, in London Borough of Waltham Forest. With a large percentage of our tenants over the age of 60, we have been involved in the research work on Small Providers involvement with Dementia with Orbit Charitable Trust in 2013/14.
The Department for Work and Pensions and the Department for Communities and Local Government have published their consultation on the future of supported housing funding. This consultation, which has been eagerly anticipated since the Secretary of State’s ministerial statement on supported housing in September, explores some of the key issues and principles underpinning the proposed new system.
The funding of rents in supported housing remains an area of uncertainty for both homelessness organisations and those providing accommodation to other disadvantaged groups. In this webinar we explain what we know so far, what to expect in the near future and answer your questions.
9 Jan 2017
This training course will provide a general overview of dementia to staff working within housing, including how to recognise different types of dementia and how to provide appropriate support.
10 Jan 2017
This training course will provide participants with an awareness of the main legal aspects of supporting people living with dementia. This level 3 course is suitable for frontline staff and managers, including those responsible for delivering on policies, procedures and strategies.