Dementia Awareness

Our Dementia Awareness training course will improve your understanding of people living with Dementia. By utilising research-based practice and up to date knowledge of Dementia, our training develops your staff to care for and give essential support to dementia sufferers and their families.

Who is the course for?

This training is aimed at all staff who work in the health and social care sector and who work with people who have Alzheimer’s or other related Dementias. It is intended for those who want to gain a better understanding of Dementia and the difficulties this client group faces.

What we will cover

  • Types of Dementia and their symptoms
  • Impact of Dementia on cognition
  • Theory behind the disease
  • Understand the role of working with individuals who have Dementia
  • Replace negative views of Dementia with positives
  • Communication

Assessment

The course lasts 4 hours and will involve student participation, group activity and open discussions in a relaxed and informal learning environment.

Upon the successful completion of a multiple-choice questionnaire, a certificate will be awarded. Our experienced trainers will be on hand to help throughout.

Important Information

Although this is not mandatory training but it is vital training for staff who care and manage people within a care setting. This training will also assist Health and Social Care diploma students with their learning.

To book a place or to find out when sessions are being held, contact us at training@qualityofcare.co.uk or call us on 01902 297873.

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