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Dementia is an illness that causes a decline in the sufferers brain function. This CPD accredited awareness course is designed to increase awareness and provide basic skills and knowledge for all staff working with individuals with dementia. It will equip the learner with knowledge on the different types of dementia and their causes, as well as the associated changes in their behaviour.

Individuals will acquire essential skills on  how to adopt the appropriate communication strategies as well as understand the cognitive and non cognitive interventions that are used to improve the sufferer’s wellbeing and and experience to better support the individual. 

Dementia Learning Outcomes

By the end this session participants will be able to understand –

  • What is Dementia
  • The different causes
  • Signs & symptoms
  • Behaviour changes
  • Communication
  • Cognitive & Non – Cognitive interventions
  • Prevention and the various risk factors
  • The importance of early diagnosis

Upon the successful completion of the online learning material you will be able to undertake a 20 question quiz with a pass mark of 80%. The questions are automatically marked and you will be automatically certificated. If you don’t pass, you can retake the assessment as many times as desired until you attain your certificate.

Duration: 3.5 hours           

Certification: Available on successful completion of the course.

Who is this course for?
This course is designed for all professionals in the health and social sectors responsible for the care and support of individuals with dementia. These include professionals such as but not limiting to doctors, nurses, midwives, health care assistants, carers, support workers and other allied health professionals.

Why Choose Coral & Reed courses?

Why Learn with us?

CDP Accredited
1 Year accessibility
Affordable to suit your budget
Courses are broken into bite sized chunks
Skills for Care and Skills for Health Aligned
Based on best practice knowledge to gain the highest standards
Certificate immediately available upon completion of the course

Frequently Asked Questions

1.When can I start my course?
You can start your course immediately after purchase.

2. How long will the course take?
All our courses will differ, according to the learning resource, but traditionally, previous learners have taken as little as 1 hour up to 3 hours. You have access to the courses once purchased for a period of 1 year.

3. When will I get my certificate?
Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. We do not normally provide a hard copy of the certificate. A charge of £5.00 will apply where a hard copy is desired. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

4. How do the courses work?
Once a course is purchased, go to our website – and log in at the top by entering your user name and password. A list of courses should appear on the screen. Click on a course. On your desired course page, scroll down to course content and select the 1st module, Study the learning material, click mark complete and click lesson content to access your assessment or next lesson where lesson content is missing.

5. Can I do my course on any other gadget but a desk top?
Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

6. I have purchased the course, what next?
Once the purchase of the course is complete, please allow up to 10 minutes before checking your email for log in details. Where details have not been emailed automatically please do not hesitate to contact us.

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