Dementia Awareness

The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the different types of Dementia and to gain an understanding of how clients can be supported

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Dementia awareness course summary download

  • Understanding dementia
  • The common types of Dementia
  • How the brain is affected
  • Diagnosing the condition – causes and symptoms
  • Associated behavioural, communication and health problems
  • The role of friends and family
  • Building relationships
  • Equality and diversity in dementia
  • Recognise and help prevent abuse
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Emphasising best practise

Learning Outcomes

  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of dementia
  • Identification of the different types
  • Understanding the different factors that make up an individual and how these may be affected
  • Recognise behaviour to avoid when dealing with an adult living with the condition
  • Recognise communication difficulties it may occur
  • Understand how the person-centered approach can enable the carers to be more responsive in the care they provide
  • Promoting independence

Certification

  • All delegates will receive a certification of attendance