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

Max AttendeesCourse Duration
12Half a day

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