HSG Dementia Awareness

The Health and Safety Group Ltd
Delivery Method: e-Learning

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

This Dementia Awareness Elearning course has been designed as an introduction to dementia so that healthcare professionals can learn more about the subject and feel more confident about caring for someone with the condition.

This course is suitable for anyone who is looking after a person who has dementia, or for those who want to learn more about the condition. Whether you are a carer or a relative of a person who has dementia, this course is suitable for all levels.

Objectives

By the end of this course, you 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

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