Crossroads Caring for Carers Dementia Support provide FREE training specifically for carers of people with memory problems or dementia living in Birmingham.

Our experienced Trainer delivers up to date information to help you in your caring role in a relaxed and friendly enironment, either in an informal group setting or one-to-one.

Coronavirus Pandemic

Please Note – During the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, we will be following government guidelines and all face to face training is suspended until further notice. However, we can safely offer training sessions via video call (Zoom), see below for details.

Dementia Training Topics

We have a menu of five different training topics which carers can pick and choose from to suit their individual caring journey –

  1. Dementia Explained, Diagnosis and Support
  2. Behaviour and Carers Tips
  3. Infection Control
  4. Eating and Drinking
  5. End of Life

Here you will find a summary of the dementia topics currently available and below, you can watch Val, our Dementia Trainer explain a bit more about the training and how you can book your free place.

Watch more videos from Crossroads on our YouTube channel 

Zoom Training

We are offering dementia training sessions each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, via group video call (using Zoom). See the Dementia Training Timetable.

There are up to six spaces available on each Zoom session. To avoid disappointment, please book your place on the topic session that you wish you attend.

You can book your FREE place here.

To join the group, you will need a phone, tablet, laptop or computer with access to Wi-Fi. Once you have booked your place on a session, you will be sent a Zoom link to access the group (you can join as a participant without creating a Zoom account).

If you have never used Zoom before, please don’t worry. These sessions are very relaxed and informal and support can be given to join if needed.

Alternatively, the Trainer can go through a topic with you individually on a telephone call. Please speak to the Trainer to arrange a date and time.

Find out more

To find out more about the training available call Val Morgan-Richards on 0121 553 6483, option; 7.

A greater awareness of dementia and the support available can help you and your family to deal with the everyday challenges that you may face.