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Understanding and dealing with Dementia – 29th September 12-1pm

The Insurance Institute of Manchester is happy to announce that their next webinar will focus on the important topic of dementia.

Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. There are over 50 million people worldwide living with dementia in 2020. This number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 82 million in 2030 and 152 million in 2050.

Dementia affects so many people in different ways and this session is ideal for those on the front line dealing with customers, HR or anyone who has an involvement in dealing with vulnerable customers. It is ideal for those wanting to understand more about dementia and where people can go for extra support.

The following will be discussed:

  • Spotting the signs of Dementia
  • Communicating with people with dementia
  • Dispelling myths
  • Dementia risk factors and prevention

There will also be a Q&A with our speaker Nicki Nalton.

By attending this event delegates will be able to understand more about:

  • Alzheimer’s / Dementia
  • The challenges people living with and affected by dementia face
  • Risk and prevention
  • Ways in which you can support the Alzheimer’s Society

Our speaker Nicki Nalton, is a Community Fundraiser for Greater Manchester for Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia charity that campaigns for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today. Alzheimer’s Society is facing dementia head-on, and Nicki will let attendees know more about their work during the session.

On Thursday 4 November, the insurance industry is uniting against dementia. Your support can help fund our vital frontline services at a time when people affected by dementia need us more than ever. More information can be found here.

 

 

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

1 hour’s CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at www.cii.co.uk/cpd.

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