Dementia Awareness

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Helping a person with dementia to maintain quality of life is extremely important. This dementia awareness course will help carers, family members and those living with dementia how to diagnose, treat and live dementia to ensure quality of life is always central in a care plan.

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Course Description

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All about this course

This dementia awareness course will cover everything that you need to know about dementia from diagnosis to ongoing care. Through the units we will go into detail about what dementia is and what the effects can be for the person living with dementia, carers, family and friends.

Our dementia awareness course will also cover the care that can be provided for people living with dementia and will look in-depth at a person centered approach and how this can help people living with dementia to still maintain a good quality of life.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Dementia – In our first unit you will explore what the term dementia means and will consider the different types of dementia and what the causes of these may be. The unit will finish off by looking at some of the risk factors that may make someone more susceptible to developing dementia.
  • Unit 2 – Diagnosis of dementia- Next you will look at how a diagnosis of dementia may take place, the different types of assessments and checks that can be done to determine if an individual has developed dementia will also be covered, so students will have more understanding of the diagnosis stage.
  • Unit 3 – Effects of dementia – Here you will consider the effects of dementia on the individual, as well as carers, family and friends. This unit will also consider the changes that types of dementia can bring about before looking at the symptoms that these changes can cause.
  • Unit 4 – Living with dementia – This unit will look at what happens once a diagnosis of dementia has been made and what interventions may form part of an individuals care and support plan. This unit will then go onto look at some adaptations that may be made to an individual’s home and what opportunities for support are available both in the local community and via dementia-related charities.
  • Unit 5 – Dementia care – In our final unit you will explore what strategies can be used to care for individuals who have dementia so that they are able to live independently for as long as possible, this unit will cover a person centered approach and how the use of memory aids can be useful.
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“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Dementia Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Dementia Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Dementia Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Dementia Awareness course
Dementia Awareness
£20 + VAT