Dementia Awareness Training Course (1 Day)

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Who is this course for?

This course is for all healthcare professionals who need to refresh or improve upon their current understanding of Dementia.

Why do you need this course?

There are over 850,000 people living with Dementia in the UK. The continued increase in life expectancy mean this figure is expected to rise annually.

This Dementia Awareness Training Course will refresh your existing knowledge of Dementia and ensure you have the latest updates on advancements and treatments.


By the end of this course, delegates will be able to understand:

  • The main diseases which cause dementia
  • How to recognise the early and later signs of dementia
  • The importance of early diagnosis
  • The stigma around Dementia
  • The theory of person-centred dementia care and how to put this into practice
  • The importance of involving family members and offering support
  • How to communicate appropriately with someone with dementia
  • How to care for someone who is displaying challenging behaviour
  • The role of medication
  • The key principles of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Course Content

  • Dementia Facts
  • Anatomy of the Brain
  • Main Types of Dementia
  • Early Diagnosis
  • Later Symptoms + Behaviours
  • Changing Attitudes
  • Person-Centred Dementia Care
  • Person-Centred Care in Practice
  • Challenging Behaviours
  • The Mental Capacity Act

Overall course benefits

Dementia Awareness is a 1-day training course which has been designed to refresh, update and reinforce confidence when looking after patients suffering from Dementia. It will ensure you are able to provide the best support and care to dementia sufferers and their families.

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£94.80 (inc VAT)
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