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Dementia Awareness

CPD Approved

Course Description

Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. 

Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition – which is failure of the brain’s functions. 

IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain and it affects it at different speeds.

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. 

It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behavior. 

The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering from dementia.

Course Modules

Course

Module Number

Module Name

Pass % Required

Dementia Awareness

1

What Is Dementia?

70

Dementia Awareness

2

The Brain

70

Dementia Awareness

3

Types of Dementia

70

Dementia Awareness

4

Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia, and Dealing with Challenging Behaviour

70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Duration: 25 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Who Should Take This Dementia Awareness Course?

This dementia awareness course is suitable for carers who are looking after a person with dementia or who wish to learn more about the condition. The course is suitable for learners of all levels, including those who work in care home settings, medical settings, or simply relatives who are looking after a family member with the condition at home

Advantages

Having a knowledge of the typical behaviours and challenges associated with Dementia can equip you to identify these and act in a supportive way.

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Certification

CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Benefits of Online Training

  Approved by RoSPA

 Approved by the CPD Certification Service

Enrol and start today, so no need to wait

 Takes approximately 25 minutes to complete online

 Works on any device that can access the internet

 Has all the training materials that you need, so no hidden fees

 Includes the end of course test at no extra cost

 Allows free re-sits of the test if you do not pass the first time

 Enables you to download a certificate when you pass the test

 The fast, efficient, effective, and low-cost way to learn

Aim of the Course

  • Understand what the different types of dementia are and understand who is most at risk from the illness.
  • Understand how dementia is diagnosed.
  • Know which are the most common symptoms of dementia to look out for.
  • Understand the importance of taking care of everyone involved in the diagnosis, including both the patient and the carer.
  • Know how to care for someone with dementia, maintain their health, and help them with everyday tasks and issues.

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