CPD Dementia Awareness
This dementia awareness training course aims to give your employees the knowledge needed to understand the impact and key issues surrounding dementia, including theoretical models of dementia, the most common types of dementia and their causes and factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia.
Section 1: Understanding what dementia is
In this section, your employees will learn what dementia is, the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia and other conditions that may be mistaken for dementia.
Section 2: Understanding key features of theoretical models of dementia
In this section, your employees will 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
This section will cover the most common causes of dementia, the risks factors and the prevalence rates for dementia.
Section 4: Understanding factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
In this section, your employees will be introduced to individual experiences of dementia and the attitudes and behaviours of others.
Benefits of dementia awareness training:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Principles of Dementia Care
Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care