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Dementia

The courses below offer an insight to learners on what dementia is, the effects, how we can help people with dementia live a fulfilling and comfortable life in the provision of care.  

Dementia Awareness

Part of the "Dementia Training Standards Framework" the aim of this course is to make the learner aware of the most common forms of dementia and Identify person centred ways of working. It should help learners become more confident in dealing with individuals who lack the ability to make self directed decisions.

  • Define the word Dementia

  • List the different forms of dementia and identify the stages of Dementia.

  • Describe how Dementia can affect the service user and those who care for the person

  • Explain why the principles of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) play a crucial part in Dementia care.

  • Identify methods of person centred ways of working with people who have dementia.

Dementia Masterclass

This course is for learners who require a more in depth understanding of Dementia. It should help them reflect on the experiences of professionals who cared for those with different forms of Dementia. Advanced person centred methods are explored and discussed. The planning of care, the associated documents, the local and national policies and the tools used to help make delegates more aware of the intrinsic needs of people with these conditions and how to help them in their day to day lives. 

  • Defining Dementia, its stages and the forms of Dementia.

  • Describe how Dementia can affect the service user and those who care for the person

  • Explain why the principles of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) play a crucial part in Dementia care.

  • Create a plans that focuses on safe, person centred methods for specific cases of dementia (case study assignment).