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
- 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 our courses
- 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 ₦40,000 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. 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.
5. 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.