Dementia Awareness Training Course
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This Dementia Awareness training course has been designed as an introduction to dementia so that carers can learn more about the subject and feel more confident about caring for someone with the condition.
The course covers all aspects of dementia, including the symptoms to look out for, information on how dementia is diagnosed and tips for adaptations you can make to the person’s home and lifestyle in order to make everyday living easier.
- Developed by professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Skills for Care endorsed training provider
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
- Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day
Aims of the course
At the end of this course learners will:
- Understand what the different types of dementia are and understand who is most at risk.
- Know which are the most common symptoms of dementia to look out for.
- Understand how dementia is diagnosed.
- Understand the importance of taking care of everyone involved in the diagnosis, including both the person and the carer.
- Know how to care for someone with dementia, maintain their health and help them with their everyday tasks.
- Be aware of the different home adaptations that can be made to make living with dementia easier and maintain the person's independence.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
Skills for Care Endorsed Training Provider
We're proud to be officially endorsed by Skills for Care, the strategic body for workforce development in social care in England and a delivery partner for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Skills for Care endorsement is a trusted quality mark only awarded to the best learning and development providers within the social care sector.
Our Commitment to Health and Social Care
High Speed Training has supported thousands of Health and Social Care workers in gaining accredited certificates to help them deliver safe and effective care. We best serve care providers by committing to being at the forefront of sector issues, policy and legislation, ensuring our training is up-to-date, comprehensive and meaningful.
As part of our commitment to Health and Social Care, we have worked hard to build partnerships with authorities and leading bodies, including the National Care Forum (NCF) and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE).
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What is dementia and can it be prevented? Dementia statistics, the types of dementia and the people most at risk.
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The role of a carer, memory loss, disorientation, personality change, difficulties with everyday tasks and words and how dementia progresses.
Contacting a doctor, early diagnosis, how dementia is diagnosed, contacting a support group, living and work arrangements, driving, legal and financial affairs and treatment for dementia.
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Remaining independent, managing relationships, memory aids, everyday life, diet and general health and getting further help and support.
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Introducing changes, adaptations for the kitchen, bathroom, living space and stairways, lighting, warmth, specialist equipment and further contacts.
Download Course Overview (PDF)
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
Who should take this course?
This course is suitable for carers who are looking after a person with dementia or who wish to learn more about the condition. The course is suitable for learners of all levels, including those who work in care home settings, medical settings or simply relatives who are looking after a family member with the condition at home. The course is designed as an introduction to the topic of dementia and so no pre-requisite training or knowledge is needed.
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