Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Facilitators Course

Older men sitting around a table talking - Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Facilitator Training Course

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  • Online - Zoom 3 hour(s)
Available Funding:
Self Funded

Course Outline

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is an evidence-based intervention for people living with dementia. This Cognitive Stimulation Training Facilitators Course, delivered by our experienced trainers, will give learners the knowledge and skills to conduct CST group activities designed to foster communication and engagement, while improving cognitive ability for group members. It is suitable for both new and existing residents in care settings.

Participants will learn how to select group members, facilitate sessions, document outcomes, and foster confidence to initiate CST groups. Experience lively simulated sessions and leave prepared to make a real difference in dementia care.

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  • Explain how and why CST was developed
  • Briefly describe the research studies and their conclusions
  • Assess the suitability of clients for CST
  • Recognise when CST would not be suitable for a client
  • Choose an appropriate setting and environment for CST sessions
  • Structure the sessions and content
  • Use basic facilitation skills and manage difficult situations
  • Assess and document progress of clients

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