About Dementia Awareness
This course is for any staff working with dementia in a health or social care setting. The course covers the umbrella syndrome that includes conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. This course can also be an intro course for any staff members new to the area. Or can also be used as a refresher. Candidates will learn to understand dementia. They will manage it and gain knowledge of the hardships faced by these individuals and their families.
How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed at health care and social care staff members, in specific those that work closely with dementia sufferers.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers the different kinds of dementia, how can someone assist those that suffer from this condition and their carers, understand communication and how to manage behavioural shifts of dementia sufferers, and more…
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Dementia Awareness Course Outline
- What is dementia?
- Different kinds of dementia.
- How to assist people with dementia and their carers.
- Supporting individuals with dementia.
- Managing behavioural shifts.
- Enabling and empowering individuals with dementia.
Dementia Awareness FAQs
What is Dementia awareness?
Dementia is a term used to describe certain diseases that impact memory, communication abilities and the performance of daily activities. Dementia awareness is a course that focuses on those with the condition.
Is Alzheimer’s disease a type of dementia?
Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, language and thought. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia and gets worse over time.
Can a person recover from dementia?
Dementia can be slowed down with certain medications providing it is diagnosed early enough but at present, there is no cure for dementia.
What will I learn on a dementia awareness course?
Delegates will learn about all aspects of dementia, including the symptoms to look out for, information on how dementia is diagnosed and ways carers can work with the patients’ lifestyle to make everyday living easier.