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CPD Dementia Awareness

Course Overview

Whether you are looking for an online dementia course for personal or professional reasons, or are looking for dementia awareness training for staff, this course is relevant for anyone interested in dementia care. Our CPD Dementia Awareness course is designed to provide the basic knowledge needed to raise awareness and care for people with dementia. This includes the symptoms of dementia, the different types of dementia, behaviours, causes, and more.

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Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

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Section 1: Understanding what dementia is

Build an understanding of what dementia is, the key functions of the brain that are affected by it and why other conditions may be mistaken for dementia.

Section 2: Understanding key features of theoretical models of dementia

Learn how to accurately identify models of dementia within health and social care and understand dementia as a disability.

Section 3: Know the most common types of dementia and their causes

Discover the most common causes of dementia, the signs and symptoms of these, and the risk factors. Learn how to identify the prevalence rates for different types of dementia.

Section 4: Understanding factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia

Covers how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia and level of ability and disability. Learn about the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia.

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