CPD Dementia Awareness

Would any of your learners benefit from completing an online dementia awareness course?

This course aims to provide your learners with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia, through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it.

Upon completion of this online dementia awareness course, your learners could progress on to study our other dementia courses, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care and the Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care.

Section 1: Understanding what dementia is

In this section, your learners will build their 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

On completing this section, your learners will be able 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

Your learners will cover the most common causes of dementia, the signs and symptoms of these and the risk factors. They will also identify the prevalence rates for different types of dementia.

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

Your learners will cover how different individuals may experience living with dementia, depending on age, type of dementia and level of ability and disability. They will also learn about the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia.

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