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This dementia awareness training course aims to increase delegates knowledge of dementia, ideal for anyone working or living with someone with dementia.Make a Group Enquiry
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- Discuss what is Dementia, the theoretical models, common types, causes and an individual’s experience of Dementia
- Examine how to promote well-being in individuals
- Review the roles of carers and others in the support of individuals
- Consider the importance of a Person Centred Approach
- Consider the factors that can influence communication and interactions
- Review and appreciate the importance of diversity of individuals
- Examine the ways of working with a range of individuals to ensure diverse needs are met
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Where Do You Deliver The Dementia Awareness Training?
We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in Stoke on Trent, London, Swindon, Epsom & York if you need access to a training room (additional charges will apply). Furthermore, we can deliver this training virtually using Zoom. However, sessions delivered via Zoom will be theory only and will not include any practicals.
How long will the training last?
The training will last 2-3 hours. We provide a range of time to account for variable factors such as delegates' underlying knowledge and competence, class interaction, engagement, and reduced delegate numbers. If the course finishes earlier than the allotted time, it will be due to one of these reasons. However, our trainer will ensure meeting all learning outcomes.
How Many Delegates Can I Have On One Session?
We will deliver this training for a group of up to 12 delegates. For larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.
Who Will Conduct The Training?
One of our expert tutors. These al have have abundance of first hand care experience experience and knowledge - so you'll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance. You can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.
Dementia Awareness Training Course
This dementia awareness training course aims to increase delegates’ knowledge of dementia, ideal for anyone working or living with someone with dementia. If you are interested in dementia awareness training, please visit this link.
In the UK and around the world, Dementia is an increasingly prevalent and powerful challenge affecting millions of lives.
According to recent statistics, in the UK alone, there are approximately 850,000 people living with Dementia, with this number expected to soar to over one million by 2025 [Alzheimer’s Society, 2014]. It is estimated that dementia costs the UK economy £26 billion per year. This includes the cost of healthcare, social care, and lost productivity.
Globally, there are about 55 million people living with Dementia (the year 2020). This number is projected to triple by 2050, demanding urgent action to address this pressing issue[ Alzeimer’s Disease International].
- Course Duration: 2- 3 hours
- Course Level: Level 2
- Certificate: 1-year certificate
- Max Delegates: 12
- Practical: No
Course Overview: Dementia Awareness
This course will help you understand Dementia better. Dementia is a condition that affects the brain and memory. You’ll learn about different types of Dementia, like Alzheimer’s, and what causes them.
We’ll also talk about how Dementia can make people feel and act, so you can be more understanding and caring towards them. The training will show you ways to make them feel better and improve their emotional and physical health.
Communication is essential when caring for someone with Dementia. We will teach you how to talk to them and understand their feelings, even when it’s challenging.
Everyone is different, and we will show you how to respect and care for people from different cultures and backgrounds. Our caring and experienced tutors will be with you every step of the way. They will make sure you have a great learning experience.
- The course will use a variety of learning resources, including lectures, group discussions, case studies, and practical demonstrations.
The dementia awareness training is designed for all non-regulated frontline staff in the health and social care sector. The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about dementia, including healthcare professionals, family members, and friends of people with dementia. For online dementia awareness training, please visit this link. The Course is suitable for:
- Activities workers
- Assistant practitioners
- Care assistants
- Day care assistants
- Domiciliary care workers
- Healthcare support workers
- Homecare workers
- Maternity support workers
- Nursing assistants
- Personal assistants
- Reablement assistants
- Residential care workers
- Senior homecare workers
- Support workers
- Other health or care assistant-related positions