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Mattering in a dementia care home®: Part one

DVD based learning programme for nurses, care workers and managers.

This two hour staff training DVD demonstrates the very best dementia care.

Four easy to follow sections. An accompanying CD providing training materials to support facilitators and learners through each section of the film.

This resource will help you to deliver a focused training programme for your full staff team and inspire positive and lasting change.

    Guidance is given to the links between the programme and Qualifications and Credit Framework’s dementia related qualifications.

    There is also the opportunity for staff to undertake a course assessment that is certificated. For information please email. info@dementiacarematters.com

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘MATTERING – PART ONE’

    ‘Creating a sense of Mattering has to be at the heart of any care home. People living and working together in a care home and people’s families all need to feel they matter. In this practical ‘how to’ DVD you can see, hear and feel how four care homes, step by step, have put Mattering at the core of what they achieve. Barchester Healthcare has sponsored this DVD because it is a powerful learning tool. For the first time a training DVD shows how to make dementia care really matter.’   Barchester Healthcare.

    Published: 2012 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Barchester Healthcare

    Format: DVD running time 2 hours

    Price £150 plus VAT 

    Trainers may also like the book ‘Growing training that works in dementia care’  see books

    Mattering in a dementia care home® Part Two  -  Creating Culture Change

    Part Two of this DVD identifies, in practical ways, how nurses, care workers and managers can focus on changing cultures in dementia care. It is filmed live in four leading care homes.

    This DVD builds on Part One where the core skills for individuals were demonstrated in being person centred and relationship focused in a dementia care home.

    Four easy to follow sections. An accompanying CD providing training materials to support facilitators and learners through each section of the film.

    The programme is mapped to the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework.

    Published: 2013 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Barchester Healthcare Format:

    DVD running time 2 hours

    Price £100 plus VAT 

     

    DVD 1: Feelings in dementia care matter

    Help colleagues to understand the importance of ‘being’ person centred with people with dementia rather than focussing on ‘doing’ tasks.

    This DVD is a learning tool and introduction to why ‘Feelings Matter Most’ in dementia care. 

    Benefits: Managers, Trainers, Nurses and Care Staff watching this DVD will grasp what really matters most in being person centred.

    This DVD focuses on BEING and comprises of:

    • An introductory interview between David Sheard and John Suchet, Radio & TV Presenter, Author and Journalist.

    • David Sheard demonstrating a key training exercise in dementia care. 

    • 50 photos set to music from David Sheard’s book ‘Being: an approach to life and dementia’.

    Key Learning Messages

    Feelings become heightened when experiencing a dementia

    Experiencing a dementia reveals what matters most in life

    Exploring the meaning behind peoples words and behaviours is the key

    Learning that BEING matters more than ‘doing’ is a way to live well

    This DVD brings alive the ‘Feelings Matter Most’ book BEING - see books

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘Feelings

    ‘The ‘journey’ with David and his inspirational team has completely turned our dementia care approach on its head. We began to glimpse what real person-centred care should look, sound and feel like. Emotional connections are now made which we thought were lost forever. New relationships are developing which we thought were not possible. Staff now get into people’s world. By supporting this DVD we hope that others will sample what we have gained.’   Moorehall Healthcare

    Published: 2011 by Dementia Care Matters  - Sponsored by: Moorehall Healthcare

    Format: DVD  running time 23.49 minutes

    Price £20 plus VAT 


     

    DVD 2: Experiencing the truth in dementia care

    Learn how to improve the quality of dementia care with a simple, easy to use method of observation. 

    This DVD demonstrates the power of undertaking an observation within a care setting. It is a learning tool demonstrating why all staff should be given the opportunity to sit in a dementia care home lounge really seeing, hearing and feeling the lived experience of people.

    Benefit: Managers, Trainers, Nurses and Care Staff watching this DVD will learn a simple, easy, observational methodology.

    This DVD focuses on ENABLING staff to be feeling based in dementia care. It comprises of a live dementia care workshop where David Sheard presents:

    • Five key types of dementia care and how to positively achieve real person centred care in action.

    • The “Making Toast” training exercise as a way for all staff to learn how to turn any communication into positive social interaction.

    • The findings of a qualitative observation within a dementia care home. 

    Key Learning Messages

    • Listening to the lived experience of people is what matters most

    • Implementing together the three elements of group living, relaxed task orientation and being person centred is achievable

    • Valuing quality of life moment by moment has to count in person centred dementia care

    • Ensuring real qualitative observations occur regularly can transform future care

    This DVD supports the book ENABLING - see books 

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘Experiencing'

    ‘It has been truly inspirational working closely with Dementia Care Matters. This has really changed the lives of the people living with us, their families and the whole staff team who come together each day to make that difference and make each day a special one. Dementia Care Matters never ceases to motivate and inspire us to keep doing this and it is with pleasure that we are sponsoring this DVD. We wholeheartedly believe it can help you make a difference too.’  Kingsley Healthcare

    Published: 2011 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Kingsley Healthcare

    Format: DVD  running time 15.36 minutes

     Price £20 plus VAT 

    DVD 3: Establishing foundations in dementia care

    Grasp that achieving person centred dementia care requires fitting different components together

    This DVD sets out the clear foundations of a dementia care model. It can be used as a learning tool for staff.

    Benefits: Directors, Managers, Trainers, Nurses and Care Staff watching this DVD will be able to use this powerful interview to assist development of a clear philosophy and strategy.

    This DVD focuses on ACHIEVING real outcomes in dementia care homes. It comprises of John Suchet, Radio & TV Presenter, Author and Journalist interviewing David Sheard. David establishes what it really takes to achieve culture change in dementia care examining:

    • Reasons why culture change ideas can be controversial.

    • Beliefs that leaders in dementia care need to facilitate change.

    • Key steps to achieving real quality of life outcomes.

    The interview pushes David Sheard hard on what he believes matters most in dementia care homes, his methodology and personal motivations. 

    Key Learning Messages

    • Talking straight about the success of current models of care enables change

    • Achieving strategic culture change needs everyone to be in the same bubble

    • Linking policies, procedures and standards to being person centred is key

    • Kindling passion and tapping into people’s motivation brings real change David M.

    This DVD supports the books ACHIEVING and NURTURING - see books 

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘Establishing'

    ‘It is a pleasure for the RMBI to be working closely with Dementia Care Matters. Their training, expertise and input has inspired and motivated our staff teams to seek new and creative ways to engage with the people who use our services and their families. This is a relationship we foresee developing and believe this DVD will also help you to make a real difference to people’s lives.’    RMBI

    Published: 2011 by Dementia Care Matters -  Sponsored by: Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution

    Format: DVD  running time 32.23 minutes

     Price £20 plus VAT 

     

    DVD 4: Leading with heart in dementia care 

    Understand why inspiring leadership is crucial in dementia care

    Award winning dementia care home managers share their experiences of what being an ‘attached leader’ involves. This is an inspirational learning tool for all managers in dementia care who are seeking to be a motivating leader.

    Benefits: Directors, Managers, Nurses and Team Leaders watching this DVD will identify what it really takes to lead a person centred dementia care home.

    This DVD focuses on INSPIRING leadership with heart in dementia care. It comprises of David Sheard in a live workshop interviewing 3 dementia care home leaders. They show that person centred and relationship focused dementia care can be a reality, focusing on how:

    • Person centred dementia care needs leaders with a heart for this.

    • Identity and beliefs are everything in being a person centred leader.

    • Congruence is key to being a leader – being this has to fit with who you are.

    Key Learning Messages

    • Leading with heart matters more than managing hands

    • Energising people to want the same dream is vital

    • Attached leadership not detached management delivers results

    • Driven leaders inspire teams with an infectious passion

    This DVD brings alive the book INSPIRING - see books

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘Leading'

    ‘It all began in 1995. As the Owner/Manager of Merevale House I rang David Sheard to talk about dementia care. David moved in to Merevale House and together we set about proving that Feelings Matter Most. Leadership with heart, a driven passion and a team that ‘get it’ is key. We hope that through watching this DVD you get a clear picture of the real essence of being a person centred leader.’  Anne Fretwell, Merevale House

    Published: 2012 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Merevale House

    Format: DVD  running time 56 minutes

     Price £30.00 plus VAT 

     DVD 5: Implementing culture change in dementia care 

    Learn about clear practical steps that change cultures and improve a dementia care home

    This DVD can be used as a learning tool on how to progress a care home towards achieving a more person centred care culture. 

    Benefits: Directors, Managers, Nurses and Team Leaders watching this DVD will be able to learn from Val Gains, Dementia Care Home Manager of the Year 2012, how she, step by step, implemented a significant programme of culture change.

    This DVD focuses on one manager’s real experience of leading a home towards the goal of BEING person centred. It comprises of David Sheard interviewing Val Gains, General Manager, Threshfield Court, Barchester Healthcare. Val analyses the personal and professional impact of wanting to create a real concept of ‘home’ within a large care home company demonstrating:

    • Demonstrating knowledge of how the person centred ‘pieces’ fit together is vital.

    • Significant new culture leadership and practice skills are needed.

    • Dogged determination and a passion to maintain momentum is necessary.

    Key Learning Messages

    Shifting from an ‘institution’ and then ‘hotel’ to being a real HOME takes determination

    Tackling the removal of a ‘them and us’ culture is fundamental

    Examining the ‘matching concept’ within group living is the answer

    Preparing people living and working together for massive change takes time 

    This DVD supports the book INSPIRING - see books

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘IMPLEMENTING’

    ‘Barchester is proud to sponsor this DVD and wholly supports that demonstrating knowledge of how the person centred pieces fit together is vital. The messages and information contained within present a compelling and inspiring vision for aspiring dementia care leaders.’

    Published: 2012 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Barchester Healthcare

    Format: DVD  running time 41.3 minutes

    Price £30.00 plus VAT 

    DVD 6: Needing a real quality dementia care home

    Understand what family members really want from a dementia care home

    This DVD shares two family experiences on what to look for in a care home. It can be used as a learning tool by families or staff examining what ingredients make up real quality dementia care. 

    Benefits:  Families watching this DVD will be guided on how to choose a dementia care home.

    Directors, Managers, Trainers, Nurses and Care Staff will be able to identify what families are really seeking from a dementia care home.

    This DVD features David Sheard interviewing two family members on their experiences in choosing a care home for their husband and mother. Di de Woolfson and Lesley Lawson share very eloquent and emotional accounts of why finding the right ‘home’ really matters. 

    Key Learning Messages

    Noticing the important things that make up a feeling of ‘home’ matters

    Engaging with your emotions and gut instincts counts when choosing a care home

    Examining the quality of life of people living and working together in a ‘home’ tells you a lot

    Delving beyond the visual aspects of a ‘home’ to see the real care is key

    This is one of a series of DVDs which echo the messages in the ‘Feelings Matter Most’ series of books - see books

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘NEEDING’

    ‘Choosing a dementia care home is not easy. It is an emotional experience. Knowing the person and looking beyond the furnishings and finishes of a care home is really important. Valuing and supporting people’s relationships needs to be at the heart of a good dementia care home. Barchester hopes this DVD will assist families looking for and staff working in a care home to identify what matters most.’   Barchester Healthcare
    Published: 2012 by Dementia Care Matters - Sponsored by: Barchester Healthcare

    Format: DVD  running time 27.2 minutes

    Price £10.00 plus VAT 

     

    DVD 7: Giving hope for the future of dementia care 

    Creating real houses in dementia care matters

    This DVD celebrates 20 years of Dementia Care Matters. It shows what a Butterfly Care Home™ looks, sounds and feels like. The DVD summarises the transformation involved from being a traditional nursing home to implementing the BUtterfly Household Model of Care™. 

    Benefits: Directors, Managers, Trainers, Nurses and Care Staff watching this DVD will learn what this innovative culture change programme can achieve.

    This DVD focuses on Establishing a new culture of dementia care. Filmed at Landermeads Nursing HOme in CHilwell, Nottingham.  In conversation with Dr David Sheard the owners, leaders and people working there demonstrate so vividly how this approach has brought everyone working and living together 'alive' as family members. 

    Key Learning Messages

    Houses and real domestic homes can be created in nursing homes

    Opening our hearts and minds to new models of care is the future

    People want to live, work and be together as family not as 'residents'

    Ensuring the essence of what gives quality of life really matters

    This is one of a series of DVDs which echo the messages in the ‘Feelings Matter Most’ series of books - see books

    WATCH A CLIP FROM ‘GIVING’

    This DVD is sponsored by

    apetito, the leading food provider for the health and social care sector, will be joining us on the day.  This is a great opportunity to come and enjoy some delicious food and also learn more about a company that plays an important role in food for those living with a dementia.   apetito’s wide variety of meals includes an award-winning range of texture-modified dishes that has been specifically developed to provide a dignified dining experience for those living with dysphagia.

    £30 +VAT

     

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    Dementia Care Matters DVDS

    See how to put person centred care into practice.

    These DVDs are suitable for individuals and full staff teams to use during training and meetings - to share ideas, inspire others and support change.

    They include inspiring interviews between David Sheard and John Suchet, live learning sessions, practical examples, shared personal experiences and honest and open debate – all captured in the Feelings Matter Most series of DVDs.

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    Dementia Care Matters Books

    Explore Dementia Care Matters approach to dementia care with the books in the innovative “Feelings Matter Most” series.

    Many publications in dementia care outline what needs to change to improve practice, but do not show us how.

    This range of publications offers specific, practical advice on how to achieve change in dementia care that can be seen, heard and felt.

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    Join a movement of people committed to improving people with dementia’s quality of life. Members benefit from:

    • FREE downloading of tools that are fundamental to our model of care.
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    • Access to case studies from Dementia Care Matters own practice.
    • 3 Newsletters each year.
    • Early notification of new events and training.
    • Access to David Sheard’s Blog.
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