House of Memories dementia awareness training for professionals

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What is it?

A half-day training workshop that uses powerful videos to tell the very personal stories of people living with dementia, and provides skills and resources for health and social care staff to help people to live well with dementia.

A museum-led programme, the session centres on the fantastic objects, archives and life stories held within National Museums Liverpool. During the session, people will learn about:

  • How to use memory resources to communicate with people living with dementia – to support and encourage the sharing of their life stories, and to help see the person not the condition.
  • Memory activities and resources that are available from House of Memories – such as memory boxesmemory trees, and museum memory walks.
  • My House of Memories app – designed with and for people living with dementia, the app provides a free and easy way to do memory sharing at home, in residential care homes, or any setting.

Who is it for?

The workshop is aimed at staff working in the health, social care and housing sectors, who work regularly with people living with dementia. For family and volunteer carers, there is a separate workshop, dementia awareness for family carers.


The dementia awareness for the health and social care sector workshops are held in the Museum of Liverpool. Directions and access information are available on the Museum of Liverpool website.


The next sessions are taking place on 21 November, 9am – 12.30pm, and 1.15 – 4.30pm at the Museum of Liverpool.

Book your place my visiting the House of Memories website, or call 0151 478 4240.

2019 dates

The House of Memories dementia awareness training for professionals takes place monthly at the Museum of Liverpool. If you can’t make it to the 21 November sessions, the dates for 2019 are now available to book on the House of Memories website.

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