Dementia Awareness 

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This module aims to raise carers’ understanding about the lived experience of a person with dementia, looking at the person first and then exploring simple techniques to help keep the person with dementia independent for longer.

This module will allow you to:

  • Reflect on personal and professional values
  • Reflect on and explore ways of improving interactions with a person with dementia
  • Explore the lived experience of a person who has memory loss and recognition difficulties
  • Learn simple techniques on how to support a person with dementia and their carers
  • Explore relevant legislation and how it applies to the support offered to a person with dementia
  • Access further accessible information about the different types of dementia
  • Understand the importance of encouraging the recording and sharing of information to improve the quality of life for a person with dementia

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Lived Experience - Understanding and Responding
  • Emotions and Behaviour - Understanding and Responding
  • Legislation and Guidelines
  • Types of Dementia
  • Summary and Progression

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1- 1 and a half hours. With 40 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 - 1 1/2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

This module is aimed at anyone supporting someone with Dementia or their carers.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

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