Getting Along Facilitators

Getting Along  - Time for a new approach to dementia care - Facilitators Training


Memory Matters are delighted to announce this one off course run by Damian Murphy from Innovations In Dementia CIC

This one day course will be of special interest to anybody from any sector working in or commissioning services for people with dementia and their carers in a community setting.

Aims of the Course:

  • Understand the broad impact of the presence of a dementia within a family and the network of relationships around it
  • Have examined simple methods to observe interactions within the informal care-giving setting
  • Be able to reflect upon the content and impact of their own contact with families living in the presence of a dementia
  • Gain confidence to respond to antagonisms within relationships
  • Be able to address and have a clearer understanding of both sides of the care giving relationship
  • Begin to adopt strategies and implement plans to equip people with dementia and their families live well and better, with dementia
  • Be familiar with the practicalities of delivering a formal Getting Along Programme. 


To find out more about the getting along programme please watch the following clip:


Date of training: Tuesday 6th February 2018

Time: 9:30am to 4pm

Venue: Moments Cafe and Community Hub, 69a New George St, Plymouth. PL1 1RJ

Cost: £100 per person inc handouts and refreshments ( lunch can be purchased from the cafe)

Please complete the booking form and send to