Dementia Awareness Course

This Dementia Awareness course aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding of dementia via eLearning

 

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Course Description

This Dementia Awareness course aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding of dementia via eLearning

The course begins with an introduction to the meaning of dementia and explores the four main types of dementia together with their causes. You will examine the signs and symptoms that may indicate dementia before considering how it is diagnosed and why an early diagnosis is important. You will go on to explore the factors that may increase the risk of developing dementia and how to reduce them. The course concludes with the treatments available to individuals diagnosed with dementia including the need to adopt a person-centred approach.

Study Dementia Awareness Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Dementia Awareness Course is via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

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Along with this Dementia Awareness Course, Home Study Zone offers a vast array of other Certified CPD courses. Additionally, CPD will help somebody build their skill set, gain further understanding, and progress in their career.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know the meaning of the term dementia, the 4 main types and their causes.
  • Know the symptoms of 4 types of dementia.
  • Know how dementia is diagnosed and why early diagnosis is important.
  • Know the factors that may increase the risk of dementia and how to reduce them.
  • Know how dementia may be treated.

Course Syllabus

  • What is dementia
  • Main types of dementia
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Vascular dementia
    • Dementia with Lewy bodies
    • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Causes of dementia
  • Rarer causes of dementia
  • Symptoms of dementia
  • How dementia is diagnosed
  • Why an early diagnosis of dementia is important
  • Risk factors for developing dementia
  • How to reduce the risk of developing dementia
  • Treatments
  • Validation approach
  • Reality Orientation approach