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APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below is just some of the great written feedback the 'Dementia and Strokes: Key Knowledge and Skills for Effective Biopsychosocial Intervention' course has received.
"Really enjoyed the course, the atmosphere was pleasant, it was very informative and very relevant to the work I do. Anything I wasn't sure about was explained."
Vanessa Ripley, Support Worker
"I found this an excellent course with an excellent tutor. Completely relevant, informative and enjoyable."
Christine Higgs, Social Worker
"I thought this course was excellent. The presenter was excellent and held my interest throughout - not one yawn - I was totally riveted. I now have a good knowledge of the effects and different types of dementia which I will take forward in my everyday work practice."
Carol Galvin, Performance and Compliance Officer
"I have thoroughly enjoyed the course. It met all my expectations. I have learnt new skills and knowledge and this will enhance my practice."
Sibonile Sibanda, Staff Nurse
"I really felt that I have learnt something. Made me really think about my practice and how I could improve the way I work."
Suzanne Liverpool, Community Nurse
"The course was well presented and fun. Achieving my learning objective which was to learn more about how to access clients suspected of an early onset of dementia."
Lucy Mwangi, Social Worker
"I enjoyed attending the three day course. The information provided has given me an in-depth insight into increasing my knowledge with regards to clients/patient care in the community. The work booklet was full of useful information and is an excellent reference/learning tool which I will share with the team."
Maxine Powell, Staff Nurse
"A very enjoyable, informative 3 days. Helped me refresh and learn from the course material and also interaction and knowledge of other group participants. Would encourage colleagues to attend this course and would welcome further opportunities for myself in future training run by APT."
June Campbell, CPN
"This has been an extremely enjoyable and thought provoking few days. It has made me reflect on past practice and just how I can improve it in the future. The tutor was able to keep my attention throughout and that's not easy."
Margaret Gillies, CPN for Older Adults
A 3-day course. (2-day version also available.)
Acquired brain damage is a potentially severe condition at any age, and especially so for older people. It is therefore vital that professionals know the best interventions.
This course examines acquired brain damage in older adults, the effect it can have and what can most usefully be done about it. It therefore covers neuro-anatomy and medical intervention but its prime focus is on psychological treatment methods and, to this end, utilises case studies and practice of the relevant methods.
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course.
Average Presentation rating: 96%
Average Relevance rating: 94%
*These statistics were last updated in November 2019.