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Dudley Council staff set for hi-tech dementia training

Halesowen News: Dudley Council staff set for hi-tech dementia training Dudley Council staff set for hi-tech dementia training

DUDLEY Council staff are set to get extra hi-tech training in ways to help people living with dementia.

The authority is backing the Dementia Friends campaign launched by Public Health England and the Alzheimer’s Society by encouraging its workers to complete an interactive course to recognise when someone has dementia.

After completing the training, employees who work at council-run buildings like libraries and leisure centres will be able to offer a better service to people with dementia.

John Polychronakis, Dudley Council chief executive, said: “One in three people over the age of 65 will develop dementia, an incredibly high statistic. But people with dementia can live well.

“As a public authority we deal with people every day, and it is important everyone receives the best service we can possibly give.

“We are always looking to improve the way we work and communicate with people across the borough.”

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