This course is designed to provide the basic knowledge needed to raise awareness and care for people with dementia. This includes the symptoms of dementia, the different types of dementia, behaviours, causes, and more.
No previous knowledge, skills or experience needed.
Section 1: Understanding what dementia is:
In this section, you will build your understanding of what dementia is, the key functions of the brain that are affected by it and why other conditions may be mistaken for dementia.
Section 2: Understanding key features of theoretical models of dementia
On completing this section, you will be able to accurately identify models of dementia within health and social care and understand dementia as a disability.
Section 3: Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
You will learn about the most common causes of dementia, the signs and symptoms of these and the risk factors. You will also identify the prevalence rates for different types of dementia.
Section 4: Understanding factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
This section covers how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia and level of ability and disability. You will also learn about the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia.
This course will take up to 4 hours to complete, Study from anywhere, at any time with an immediate start
Access to an e-learning platform with online materials and online assessment
Study from anywhere, at any time
You will be assessed through online learning materials and assessment.
You will receive an e-certificate upon completion
Entry Level NONE Non regulated provision, Entry Level, Health and Social Care
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