Dementia Awareness

Dementia Awareness

Who is the course designed for?

This course is suitable for carers who are looking after clients with dementia or who wish to learn more about the condition. The course is suitable for learners of all levels, including those who work in care home settings, medical settings or simply relatives who are looking after a family member with the condition at home. The course is designed as an introduction to the topic of dementia and so no pre-requisite training or knowledge is needed.

Course syllabus:

The Virtual College Dementia Awareness course covers the following lesson plan:

  • Introduction.
  • Symptoms of dementia.
  • Other conditions.
  • Reducing the risk.
  • Early diagnosis.
  • Living with dementia.
  • Person-centred approach.
  • Impact of dementia.
  • Ways of communicating effectively and compassionately.
  • Signs of distress.

What are the benefits of this course?

To assist with individuals continued professional development this course has been accredited and certificated. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to download and print a Virtual College certificate for your personal and professional records.

Delivery, Assessment and Certification

  • Formal presentation, discussion, group work and practical exercises.
  • Learners knowledge is evidenced by verbal or written questioning.
  • The course is nationally recognised, accredited and certificated.

Post-training incident management support is offered as part of our client customer service provision