Spark of Life 1-Day Seminars

About Our 1-Day Seminars

How to Ignite the Spark of Life – A Day on Culture Enrichment

This 1-day seminar brings a unique opportunity to experience the best of the internationally awarded Spark of Life Philosophy that enriches emotional care – the essence of person centred care.

This experiential education provides the skills to ignite the Spark of Life within the residents, clients and patients and each other in a team. It also provides practical strategies for the best possible way to connect and communicate, facilitate rementia and prevent and dissolve challenging behaviours.

Participants will learn:

  • A deep insight into the profound Spark of Life Mindset and & Attitude – the catalysts for facilitating rementia.
  • How challenging behaviours can be dissolved in a compassionate & lasting way.
  • how to practise the essential Spark of Life Listening Skill.
  • The three specific Spark of Life Communication Skills for how to connect meaningfully with people who have dementia.
  • The benefit of learning how to express Spark of Life Descriptive Appreciation.

This innovative one-day seminar can be provided in a community or facility setting. Contact us for more information on info@dementiacareinternational.com

Solving Challenging Behaviour & Preventing the Need for Psychotropic Restraint

This day is for leaders, health care professionals and care staff working in the areas of Aged Care, Hospitals and Community Services.

Specific Learning Objectives

Participants will learn:
1. To understand the root cause of conflict
2. How to identify the 4 categories of unmet needs behind challenging behaviours
3. How to meet these specific needs in a meaningful and lasting way
4. How to understand the symbolic language of people with dementia
5. A practical model for a team solution to solving specific challenging behaviour

*The prerequisite is to have participated in the one day education on ‘How to Ignite the Spark of Life – A Day on Culture Enrichment’.

Outcomes

The outcomes are the all needed shift from moving from a task orientated organisation to a person orientated organisation, and being able and empowered to shift the focus to the perspective and emotional needs of the individual they are caring for. This actively and practically addresses some of the urgent issues currently experienced in care such as the significant reliance on medical restraint.

This innovative one-day seminar can be provided in a community or facility setting. Contact us for more information on info@dementiacareinternational.com