The Virtual Dementia Tour® is an experiential training program that measurably improves person-centred care.
Trained facilitators guide participants through everyday tasks while outfitted with patented devices to alter their senses. Participants experience what it feels like to live with dementia.
The Virtual Dementia Tour® includes an experiential module and a facilitated discussion that empowers participants to apply the training and immediately enhance person-centred care.
Designed for PSWs, caregivers, medical professionals, first responders and front-line service providers
Flexible, onsite training for large employee groups, conferences and trade shows
Accommodates teams with limited disruption to regular duties or need for extra staffing
Empower your team to lead this training. Purchase the Virtual Dementia Tour®.
Comprehensive VDT Package includes:
Unlimited use of training program for one year
Full day facilitator training for two members of your team
3 sets of patented gloves, goggles and shoe inserts
We’ll come to you! Request a quote for an onsite VDT experience facilitated by Grier Dementia Training.
Dementia Awareness Competency Evaluation
The Dementia Awareness Competency Evaluation® assesses a caregiver’s ability to provide person-centred dementia care. The DACE is conducted before and after the Virtual Dementia Tour®, or other dementia training, to provide a baseline to evaluate improvements in person-centred dementia care.
This enhanced offering is for caregivers and medical professionals working in residential or care home settings.
Excellent tool for hiring managers to evaluate candidates
Designed to pinpoint areas for upskilling and individualized training
and Design Consulting
Grier Dementia Training works with clients across all sectors, including design, construction, financial services and retail, to support dementia-friendly spaces and services. We work with builders, designers, planners and accessibility contractors to transform homes and businesses into dementia-friendly spaces. We also work with customer care teams to support exceptional service for people living with dementia.
Consulting for Care Teams
Grier Dementia Training works with care teams to focus on strategies and tools to enhance person-centred dementia care.
Our customized approach includes:
On-site consultations with care staff, facility staff, family or other interested persons
Observation and interaction with the resident(s)
Hands-on demonstration of easily implemented care strategies
Enhancement and integration with previous training, such as Gentle Persuasive Approaches or P.I.E.C.E.S
Add value to your next conference or tradeshow with the Virtual Dementia Tour®.
On the tradeshow floor or in a breakout room, Grier Dementia Training can train hundreds of attendees in a single day.
Ideal for home care, long term care, medical, first responders, hospitality, tourism, retail and financial services events.
and Team Building
Enhance your professional development or team building event with the Virtual Dementia Tour®. Our facilitated training experience fosters empathy, and provides a platform for discussing diversity, inclusion, accessibility and customer service. Ideal for HR managers, front-line service providers and customer care teams working to support dementia-friendly businesses and communities.
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