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Dementia Awareness Training Course

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In order for carers to understand more about Dementia and feel more comfortable providing care, this Dementia Awareness training course was developed as an introduction to Dementia.  Dementia is an illness that causes a decline in the sufferers brain function. This 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 experiences to better support the individual. 

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  • Created by professionals in Dementia
  • CPD accredited
  • No time restrictions, the training is entirely online.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Instant digital certificate.


Upon the successful completion of our online dementia awareness training course, you will 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 pass.

Dementia Learning Outcomes

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

  • What is Dementia
  • The different causes of dementia
  • Signs & symptoms of dementia
  • Behaviour changes
  • Communication
  • Cognitive & non – cognitive interventions
  • Prevention and the various risks of dementia
  • The importance of early diagnosis

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for all carers in the health and social sector responsible for the care and support of individuals with dementia. The course is appropriate to learners of various all skill levels, including those who work in healthcare facilities, nursing/care homes, or are just caring for a family member at home who has dementia

Why Choose Coral & Reed courses?

  • Skill for care aligned
  • Affordable to suit your budget
  • High quality and value for money
  • Based on best practice knowledge to gain the highest standards
  • Highly interactive.


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The CPD Group has recognised all of our courses as adhering to generally recognised standards for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

When the course is successfully completed, a quality assured certificate will be issued to you. This can be utilised as proof of conformity and audit.

The renewal term for this course is suggested to be 1 year based on industry best practise guidelines. This suggested renewal date will be printed on your certificate.

Course content

What exactly is dementia and is it preventable? Statistics about dementia, kinds of dementia, and those most at risk.

The caregiver’s role, memory loss, confusion, personality changes, problems with speech and daily duties, and the progression of dementia.

Getting in touch with a doctor, getting a dementia diagnosis early on, finding a support group, arranging for housing and employment, driving, handling legal and financial matters, and getting dementia treatment.

Maintaining independence, relationship management, memory aids, daily activities, diets and overall health, receiving additional assistance and support.

Introducing changes, adaptations for the living area, stairs, kitchen and bathroom, as well as lighting, warmth, specialist equipment and other contacts.

Course objectives

After completing this course, learners will:

  • Know about the various types of dementia and identify the people who are most at risk.
  • Know the signs of dementia and know what to watch for, especially the most prevalent ones.
  • Know the diagnostic procedures for dementia.
  • Recognise how important it is to look after the needs of the individual in need and carer as well as all those involved in the diagnosis.
  • Understand how to look after a person who has dementia, look after their health, and assist them with daily activities.
  • Know the many house changes that may be done to make dementia life simpler and preserve the person’s independence.

How do our courses work?​

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1.  Purchase and payment

Add the course of your choice into the basket. After adding all the courses you require, proceed to our easy checkout procedure to make a payment with a debit or credit card.

There is also the option to pay by invoice for businesses booking ten or more courses.

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2. Course access

After making your purchase, go to your email account, look for an email from Coral & Reed Ltd where you will find the information you need to begin your training (use your username and login using the password you created).

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3. Certificate

After successfully completed your course, you can immediately download your digital certificate as a PDF.

4. Continued Support

If at any point during your course you require assistance, our helpful customer support staff is eager to assist you. Please feel free to contact us at or call us at 01753 463464, and we’ll try our best to address any queries you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our course are available to all leaners across the world and can be paid for using a Debit card.

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

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.

Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

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.

Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

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.

You can either choose to purchase a single course, a number of courses or a pack of
courses. Individuals wishing to purchase single courses for themselves are advised to click
Start Course, Take this Course, select individual for a single learner, or Group for individuals
purchasing on behalf of their company, add to basket and proceed to checkout.

You can also choose to undertake your course in a classroom setting, remotely from home
(Virtually) or do it online (E – Learning). Virtual and classroom courses can be booked in while online courses are purchased on

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

One (1) CPD point is normally earned for every hour of study. On the corresponding course page, you can find a schedule, outlining how long we estimated each course to last.

Yes. Even after finishing the course, you may log in using your username and password to access the training materials whenever you choose.

No, there isn’t a time limit on how soon you must finish the training after placing a purchase since we want our courses to fit your schedule. Additionally, you may divide your training into as many sessions as you choose because the programme tracks your success as you go along. You are totally free to study at your own speed.

Based on best practise recommendations, the majority of our training courses include a suggested date for renewal, which is 1 Year.  The certificate you receive after finishing the course will include this date.

Simply go to the course page for the training renewal and make another complete course purchase. You may be confident that you are buying the most recent edition because our courses are frequently updated to reflect changes in statutory requirements.

You can use a debit or credit card to pay for our courses.

Please get in touch with our team so they can handle this for you. Call us at 01753 463464 or send an email to

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