Training, education and awareness are crucial for people involved in caring for those with dementia.

The Contented Dementia Trust promotes the lifelong well-being of people with dementia by providing a range of courses and services to carers.

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Our Family & Friends workshops are delivered to small groups in person or via Zoom and are designed for those who are personally concerned about a family member or friend with dementia.

We also offer a Bespoke Service – for information please contact directly so that we may discuss your particular requirements.

NEW DATES* for 2024! Our next Family & Friends Introductory courses will be:

Online courses – delivered via Zoom

Online course dates:

Part I – July 4th, 9.30am – 12.30pm and Part II – July 18th, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Part 1 – August 6th, 9.30am – 12.30pm and Part II – August 13th, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Part I – September 4th 2pm – 5pm and Part II – September 25th 2pm – 5pm

Part I – October 1st 9.30am – 12.30pm and Part II – October 15th 9.30am – 12.30pm

Part I – November 6th 2pm – 5pm and Part II – November 20th 2pm – 5pm

Local courses: delivered at our Centre of Excellence, Bruern Home Farm Yard, OX7 6QF

Local course dates: More dates to follow shortly

Cost: £150 (covers Parts I and Part II)

To book your place on a course please contact


We also offer training for health and social care professionals whose work brings them into contact with people with dementia. Course dates for professionals can be found here.

For further information on our training for health and social care professionals please contact