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Dementia Awareness

Subject categories: Dementia, General Health and Social Care, Mental Health

Course overview

This course has been developed to enable learners to gain knowledge of what dementia is, the different causes of dementia and how others can have an impact on the individual with dementia.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, fact sheets for research activity, group discussions, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
Dementia Core Skills: Education and Training Framework

And the following QCF unit:
Dementia Awareness

Course content

The term ‘dementia’
Prevalence rates
Key functions of the brain affected by dementia
Depression, delirium and age related memory impairment
Common causes of dementia
Likely signs and symptoms
Risk factors
Different experiences with dementia
Attitudes and behaviours of others

Learning outcomes

State what dementia is
Describe the most common types of dementia and their causes
List a range of factors relating to how an individual’s experience of dementia may differ from person to person


3 hours

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