Dementia Awareness

Course description

Title: 

Dementia Awareness

Level: 

Level 2 & 3 Qualification Credit Framework

Price: 

between £1.49 and £4.99

Course Aims: 

This eLearning course aims to introduce you to Dementia. The course begins with an introduction of the meaning of dementia and an exploration of the causes of Dementia and the signs and symptoms that may indicate a person has Dementia. You will consider how the memory of individuals with dementia is impaired and how we process information. You will learn that there are other factors that can cause changes in an individual’s condition which may not be attributable to dementia. The course concludes with an exploration of why a person centred approach is needed when caring for an individual with dementia.

Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of this course you will be able to:-

  • Recall the meaning of dementia.
  • Identify the causes of dementia.
  • State how the memory of individuals with dementia is impaired.
  • Know how we process information.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of dementia.
  • Identify factors that can cause changes in an individual’s condition which may not be attributable to dementia.
  • Know why a person centred approach is needed when caring for an individual with dementia.