Dementia Awareness

£25.00

Approved by CPD

Dementia is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Dementia is a chronic progressive problem of cognition – which is failure of the brain’s functions. IT affects people at different stages of life, it affects different parts of the brain and it affects it at different speeds.

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia.

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Guided Learning Hours

Approximately 25 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • What is Dementia?
  • The Brain
  • Types of Dementia
  • Strategies to Use with Clients with Dementia And Dealing with Challenging Behaviour