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Dementia Awareness Level 2

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

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:
Dementia Fact sheets for research activities, case studies, 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
Medical model of dementia
Social model of dementia
Dementia as a disability
Different experiences of individuals with dementia
Attitudes and behaviours of others

Learning outcomes

State what dementia is
List the most common causes of dementia 
Describe key features of the theoretical models of dementia
List factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia


6 hours

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