About The Course

The Awareness of Dementia course aims to provide learners with a basic understanding of dementia. Learners will understand the different types of dementia and gain the ability to recognise the possible signs and effects of dementia and know how to report concerns appropriately.

Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
3 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 15 learners per trainer are allowed


Key Features

Understanding dementia
The anatomy of the brain and how dementia can affect it
Common types and causes of dementia
Signs and symptoms
How dementia can be mistaken for other conditions, such as; delirium and depression
The importance of an early diagnosis
Assessment and diagnosis
Treatment and management options