Digging Deeper

Course Details

This course is designed to outline symptoms & theoretical approaches to Dementia, and to develop an appropriate local pastoral response to Dementia. It is also to understand the workings of the UK Social Care system and to explore practical and pastoral responses in local settings.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • To have critically evaluated the aetiology, symptoms and treatment of Dementia. 
  • To demonstrate an understanding of appropriate pastoral responses to Dementia. 
  • To understand and evaluate the Social Care system and demonstrate understanding of a range of pastoral initiatives in response. 

Learning Hours: 6 hours

Pre-course work: OPM will provide some pre-course reading material.  (Must be received by the WBCLearning.Development Mail Drop by 29th April 2024) 

Other courses helpful for development: Changing Seasons  

Who Should Apply?

Corps Officers & Centre Managers, Employees, Chaplains, Local programme leaders of older people’s ministry, and OPS Staff.

Note: Should an employee/officer book a place on a course but then subsequently fail to attend or complete the course, repayment of cost of the course will be charged to the department/appointment concerned (recoverable from the individual) (Policy CS04 Sect 6.5).