Meaningful touch is an essential part of truly person-centred dementia care, yet its value is often viewed as secondary to its perceived risks. This training restores trust in the power of touch, demonstrating the vital role touch plays in supporting personhood, relationships and wellbeing.
Empower staff with a person centred approach to touch
Shift from to "doing to" to "being with" people
Reduce agitation and distressing behaviours
Create confident compassionate care teams that model person centred care
Ensure every moment matters with meaningful touch
Remove the barriers preventing staff from using touch effectively
Reduce resistance to care by learning how to promote consent to touch in care tasks
Engage the natural skills and wisdom of your care staff
One Day in House Workshop Facilitated by Luke Tanner author of "Embracing Touch in Dementia Care. A Person Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships".