This Dementia Awareness training course has been designed to assist care workers to understand and work alongside people with dementia.

Dementia Awareness Training provides an opportunity for a greater understanding of dementia and enables trained staff to build relationships and offer practical help through person centred care. The aims of this mental health training coures are to enable attendees to define the term ‘dementia’ and recognise the main signs, symptoms and causes; To understand the meaning of a person centred approach to dementia care encompassing equality and diversity, communication, life history, relationships, team work, challenging behaviour and everyday care; Enabling rights and choices for individuals with dementia whilst minimising risk.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Understanding dementia
  • Common types of dementia
  • How the brain is affected
  • Causes and symptoms
  • Person centred care
  • Communication
  • Care planning
  • The role of friends and relatives
  • Building relationships
  • Equality and diversity in dementia
  • Recognise and help prevent abuse

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

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Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.

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To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.

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