Cognitive Stimulation Therapy

Event Date:
Monday 25 February 2019
Location:
London
Organiser
Dementia Pathfinders Community Interest Company

What is Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST)? CST is an evidence-based group treatment for people with mild to moderate dementia. It involves 14 or more sessions of stimulating, themed activities, based around more complex principles including learning theory and person-centred care. CST can be extended into a longer-term treatment and can be offered to a range of clients including outpatients and people in residential or day care. For more information on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy visit the Cognitive Stimulation Therapy website. What does the training involve? Training is led by a Clinical Psychologists with extensive experience in offering CST. Training is interactive, involving group exercises, role-play and video observation as well as some ‘teaching’. Course Aim: To give learners an overview of how to deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). This interactive course will include a background about CST and how it can be used, research overview and detailed presentation of the treatment, including DVD footage and role-play. For further information or for details on how tobook please visit: http://dementiapathfinders.org/cognitive-stimulation-therapy.html