Dementia Awareness

· April 3, 2022

Introduction

This training module is designed to help you to spot, and support people with the effects of dementia

Objective

The Objective of this training is to deliver the understanding and awareness of dementia

  • Recognising the early signs of dementia
  • Why Early diagnosis of dementia helps people gain access to information, support, and treatment at the earliest possible stage.
  • Sensitive Communication leads to meaningful support
  • How to promote independence and encourage activity.
  • How to recognise the signs of distress resulting from confusion and to respond effectively
  • Family members and other carers are valued, respected, and supported just like those they care for and are helped to gain access to dementia care advice.

What you will learn

This training will deliver

  • What is dementia
  • Dementia symptoms
  • The types of dementia
  • Alzheimer’s and its symptoms
  • Functions of the brain
  • Memories and emotions
  • Living with dementia
  • The impact that dementia has on others
  • Difficult and challenging behaviour
  • Emotional validation
  • Reminiscence
  • Dementia as a disability
  • National organisation that supports dementia suffers

Time: 1 hour 

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Course Includes

  • 12 Lessons
  • 6 Topics
  • 4 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate

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