Awareness of Mental Health

Medex Group Limited
Delivery Method: eLearning

Awareness of Mental health

This course is designed to give an awareness of mental health conditions (MHC) of others whilst working within a health or social care worker role. It provides a a deeper understanding of how to recognise the signs and symptoms of MHC, how to report MHC ethically within the workplace and at the same time enables individuals to show greater compassion when dealing and responding to difficult behaviour.

By the end of this course the learner will:

  • Understand what are mental health conditions
  • Promote positive attitudes to mental health
  • Understand what Dementia is?
  • Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • Understand the person centered approach to dementia
  • Understand factors that affect communication in Dementia

Course Content

  • Mental health conditions
  • Mistaking conditions
  • Promoting positive attitudes
  • Stereotyping
  • Reporting concerns
  • The importance of early detection and diagnosis
  • Adapting care and support
  • Legal frameworks, policy and guidelines
  • What is meant by the term Dementia
  • Models of Dementia
  • Causes of Dementia
  • Person centred care
  • How to access additional support?
  • Communication barriers

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