Dementia Awareness Training

Our Dementia Awareness course enables attendees to better understand dementia and how to recognise the signs and symptoms. You’ll learn how dementia affects everyday life and how to build relationships with and offer practical support to those with dementia.
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Learn how to understand and support a person with dementia with our Dementia Awareness Course

Through our Dementia Awareness training, you will gain an understanding of Dementia and how it affects everyday life. You will learn the different types and stages of Dementia and how to recognise the signs and symptoms. Associated risks and how to manage them. You will also learn practical strategies to help minimise the distress of people living with Dementia and how to develop communication strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to Dementia.

What is Dementia? What are the symptoms of Dementia? How is Dementia diagnosed? How to support an individual who displays Dementia? Our Dementia Awareness course will help you answer these questions and more. There are currently around 900,000 people with dementia in the UK. This is projected to rise to 1.6 million by 2040. 209,600 will develop dementia this year, that’s one every three minutes. 1 in 6 people over the age of 80 have dementia.Our Dementia Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.

 

What does Dementia Awareness Training cover?

  • What is Dementia, what isn’t and the different types and stages.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the different types and stages of Dementia.
  • Understand the causes and contributing factors and associated risks of Dementia.
  • Understanding best practice in treatment and early diagnosis of Dementia.
  • Practical strategies to help minimise distress of people living with Dementia and how to develop communication strategies.
  • Legislation and best practices surrounding Dementia including the Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of liberty safeguards, Care Plans and Duty of Care.
  • Explore strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to Dementia.

Who is this course for?

Our Dementia Awareness course is for anyone working with the elderly and those with Dementia including those in Palliative and End of Life Care settings. This includes health and social care professionals (e.g. nurses, doctors, therapists and social workers) Whatever your role in dementia care our Dementia Awareness Course will give you the knowledge, skills, and confidence in caring for people with dementia.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss what Dementia is and isn’t, the different types, and signs and symptoms
  • Discuss the prevalence and impact of Dementia in the elderly
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the different types and stages of Dementia.
  • Be able to critically assess key factors in the understanding of the disorder.
  • Evaluate the causes and contributing factors and associated risks of Dementia.
  • Explain how Dementia affects cognitive functions and it effects on behaviour 
  • Demonstrate an empathic understanding of the experiences of people living with Dementia.
  • Discuss the wider issues and core challenges faced by those with Dementia, their families and relevant professionals, such as labelling and stigma from multiple perspectives.
  • Evaluate therapies supporting positive outcomes for those with Dementia and their families.
  • Evaluate practical strategies to support the behaviours of those living with  Dementia
  • Develop positive environments, communication strategies and tactics to help with behavioural issues related to Dementia.

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Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.

We cover the whole of the UK.

Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.

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