Dementia Awareness Train the Trainer

Our Dementia Awareness Train the Trainer course enables attendees to deliver Dementia Awareness Training to teach other to better understand dementia, how to build relationships with and offer practical support to those with dementia.
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Learn how to teach individual Dementia Awareness understand and support a person with dementia with our Dementia Train the Trainer

Our two-day accredited Dementia Awarness trainer course provides a deeper understanding of the subject of dementia than a typical awareness course as well as developing skills and techniques for organising and delivering engaging training sessions. What is Dementia? What are the symptoms of Dementia? How is Dementia diagnosed? How to support an individual who displays Dementia? Our Dementia Awareness Trainer Course will help you answer these questions. It allows attendees to deliver Dementia Awareness Training in-house to groups or individuals. 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 Trainer Course will enable attendees to teach others an understanding of Dementia and how it affects everyday life. The different types and stages of Dementia and how to recognise the signs and symptoms. Associated risks and how to manage them. 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 does Dementia Awareness Train the Trainer cover?

  • Understand the role of a Dementia Awareness Trainer.
  • Label the teaching cycle
  • Demonstrate clear delivery and engagement within a training session
  • Identify and appeal to different learning styles
  • Use appropriate questioning in a training session
  • 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.
  • Have an awareness of the Medical and Social Models of dementia

Who is this course for?

Our Dementia Awareness Train the Trainer course is for anyone looking to teach Dementia Awareness who work 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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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.
All learners will recieve a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are inhouse certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accreddited by other awarding bodies.

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