Sue Brewin and Raj Kapoor
An associate trainer with the Alzheimer’s Society Training and Consultancy team with 23 years’ experience of working alongside people living with dementia. Sue designs and facilitates training workshops across the UK to a
broad range of audiences. The training workshops enable participants to understand the importance of the role that they play in improving and maintaining well-being.
Raj Kapoor, Head of Training and Consultancy, Alzheimer’s Society Raj has a wealth of experience in the field of training and consultancy. Prior to joining Alzheimer’s Society in December 2014, Raj was previously Head of Training and Consultancy with the national mental health charity Mind from 2011 - 2014 and spent 10 years as Head of Training with the National Housing Federation. He is also a qualified trainer and has worked with hundreds of organisations across different sectors.
Bridging the gap between professional carers and family carers
How often do staff within a care setting say ‘We have no problems with the people we care for, it’s the families we struggle with’. This session explores expectations of care, the reality of the situation from both sides, and looks at different ways we can ‘bridge the gap’ to improve the experience for all involved