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Virtual Dementia Tour


Experience what it’s really like to have dementia

Understand what’s going on in your brain during the Virtual Dementia Tour

Improve the lives of people living with dementia

The Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience is a ‘must do’ activity for everyone who wants to help people living with dementia to gain a better quality of life. This includes those who work in any form of dementia care and those who are living with someone with dementia. Or if you simply want a better understanding of dementia and how it affects people’s daily lives.

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FREE Virtual Dementia Tour Taster Session

A ‘first come first served’ three-minute taster session where you get to experience what it’s like to live with dementia.

The Virtual Dementia Tour is a proven method for understanding what people with dementia go through on a daily basis.

Turn up on the day to book your FREE taster session at the Virtual Dementia Tour Bus on the show floor.


Full Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience

Delivered to over 200,000 people a year in group sessions (for NHS Trusts, Care Homes etc), this is a fully immersive eight-minute Virtual Dementia Tour session, followed by a comprehensive 75 minute Training & Understanding session – a ‘must do’ experience for anyone involved in caring for people with dementia.

Certain to be extremely popular, you need to pre-book the Virtual Dementia Tour & Training Experience prior to your visit to the Show. (£60* fee includes one day entry ticket).

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The full training consists of two parts:

Part One: Virtual Dementia Tour Experience Room.

Ticket holders must complete the 8 minute immersive room experience at any time of the day, but at least 30 minutes prior to your (Part two) timed session. The Virtual Dementia Tour is on stand E50 towards the right of the hall. Ticket holders have VIP entry to the Experience Room – ask a member of the VDT team.

Part Two: Virtual Dementia Tour De-brief Training – timed session.

This 75 minute de-brief session will be held in a room near to the Virtual Dementia Tour. These are the specific timed sessions, maximum 12 people per session. Please show your printed entry ticket to a member of the team.

PART TWO SESSION TIMES Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June
10.15 - 11.30  /  11.45 - 13.00  /  13.15 - 14.30  /  14.45 - 16.00

Please note: 
– The full Virtual Dementia Tour Training includes Professional 1 day entry to the show and CPD certificates for Training and Attendance
– Discount codes do not apply to these tickets 

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Training 2 CARE’s Managing Director, Glenn Knight comments “The VDT is the only method of helping staff and families to really understand the changes that we need to make to become a dementia interpreter.  By understanding the issues faced by a person with dementia, we can unlock new ways to communicate, understand their behaviours, reduce frustration, anxiety and really improve their lives.  Training 2 CARE are proud to have delivered this amazing training across the UK and will continue to increase knowledge by allowing you to walk in their shoes”.