This Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness course aims to provide the learner with knowledge and understanding on the differing types of dementia and the impact that a diagnosis can have on people’s lives.

Who needs this qualification?

Staff who work in caring establishments with elderly clients.
Such environments include:

  • Residential Homes
  • Nursing Home
  • Domiciliary Care
  • EMI Care Homes

Course Content

  • Overview of Dementia – causes/signs/symptoms
  • Diagnosis and treatments
  • Care Values necessary when caring for individuals with dementia
  • Personal centred care planning
  • The emotional impact of dementia
  • Positive communication
  • Managing risk, minimising restraint
  • Challenging behaviour
  • De-escalation techniques