Dementia Awareness Training Course

Dementia Awareness

In 2013, there were 44 million people living with dementia worldwide and this number is expected to more than triple in the next 35 years. Have you ever thought about how you can make a difference?

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact and key issues surrounding dementia. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and care, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.

Dementia Awareness course content

The Dementia Awareness training course is split into manageable sections. These are:

  • Section 1: Understanding what dementia is In this section, learners will 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 Learners will be able to 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 teach the learner the most common causes of dementia, the risk factors and the prevalence rates for dementia.
  • Section 4: Understanding factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia In this section, learners will be introduced to individual experiences of dementia and the attitudes and behaviours of others.

Who is the Dementia Awareness training course aimed at?

This course is aimed at beginners with no previous experience of dementia awareness. However, it is the idea course for people coping with dementia in the family or for those entering employment caring for the elderly.

What kind of Dementia Awareness training courses are available?

The Alcohol Awareness course run by The Skills Network is 100% online based.

Dementia Awareness training course duration

This course can be completed in 2 to 3 hours.

After completing the Dementia Awareness training course

Graduates of this course may wish to apply for work caring for the elderly. They may also wish to enrol in further social care-type courses.

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